Low-Carb Paleo Almond Butter Chocolate Bars is a delicious take on real-food candy with just 2 g net carbs per serving!
Now that we’re finally past the mid-way point of January, spring is basically right around the corner (at least that’s what I’m telling myself!). Admittedly, we still have quite a way to go, but at least one of the coldest months is mostly behind us.
In fact, I think a celebration of sorts is in order, and of course a celebration means food.
I don’t know about you, but for me it’s been a good long while since I’ve had chocolate peanut butter cups, or another of my favorites, Buckeye candy (basically a mixture of peanut butter, butter, and powdered sugar rolled into balls and coated in chocolate). I have such a hard time resisting the nut butter/chocolate combo, so I decided to remake it into something that wouldn’t send me crashing into a sugar-induced zombie-like condition after indulging. And thus, these bars were born.
At room temperature, the almond butter filling of these bars is fudge-like in texture, and it stiffens up in the fridge. The chocolate top and bottom is rich and deeply chocolatey thanks to the use of cacao butter, and my favorite way to sweeten it is with maple syrup (honey is also a great option). And IMHO, just a touch of flaky sea salt on top takes these bars over the top!
I love that these bars are full of nourishing, real-food ingredients and don’t have to be saved for a special occasion. Because they are definitely too delicious to resist!Print