Gluten Free Chocolate Pretzel Fudge Bars

Layers upon layers of sweet and salty goodness make up these bars that are completely gluten free!

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Gluten Free Chocolate Pretzel Fudge Bars

This INSANELY tasty bar is essentially a product of me not being able to decide what I wanted for dessert. I love the combo of sweet and salty, but I also love a nice, cakey dessert – so these Gluten Free Chocolate Pretzel Fudge Bars were born. IMG_7626

The bottom layer is a cashew butter blondie, which is gluten free and made with a few pantry staples. Cashew butter continues to steal the show for the chocolate cashew fudge layer, with crushed pretzel pieces throughout the fudge and on top. Add a dash of flaked sea salt for a final topping and you’ve got yourself one out-of-this-world, sweet yet salty yet cakey dessert.

Gluten Free Chocolate Pretzel Fudge Bars

Gluten Free Chocolate Pretzel Fudge Bars

Jacklin Altman
Layers upon layers of sweet and salty goodness make up these bars that are completely gluten free!
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Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Chilling Time 3 hrs
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 16
Calories 314 kcal

Equipment

  • 8×8 Pan
  • Oven
  • Mixing Bowls

Ingredients
  

Base:
  • 1 cup oat flour
  • 1/2 cup cashew butter
  • 6 tbsp sugar
  • 1/2 cup almond milk
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips optional
Fudge layer:
  • 1 1/2 cup chocolate chips of choice
  • 4 tbsp coconut oil
  • 8 tbsp cashew butter
  • 1/2 cup crushed pretzels plus extra for topping

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 and line pan with parchment paper
  • Combine all ingredients for the cashew butter blondie base, pour into lined pan, and bake for 25-30 minutes (until a toothpick comes out clean)
  • Let blondies cool while you make the fudge layer
  • Combine chocolate and coconut oil and melt in the microwave (do 30 second increments, stirring in between each) until smooth
  • Stir cashew butter into melted chocolate mixture and fold in crushed pretzels
  • Pour fudge mixture over blondies, and top with additional pretzels and sea salt if desired
  • Put bars in the fridge for 3+ hours, until the top fudge layer has cooled completely
  • Cut into squares and enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 314kcalCarbohydrates: 28gProtein: 6gFat: 21gSaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 63mgPotassium: 246mgFiber: 3gSugar: 13gVitamin A: 11IUCalcium: 43mgIron: 3mg
Keyword dessert, chocolate, gluten free, pretzel, fudge
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