Paleo Turtle Blondies- grain free with low carb option. Chocolate chip bars with caramel and pecans
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5 from 1 vote

Paleo Turtle Blondies

Prep Time8 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time28 mins
Course: gluten free. paleo. low carb, grain free
Cuisine: dessert
Servings: 12
Calories: 220kcal
Author: Stacey

Ingredients

  • Turtle Blondies:
  • 1 ¼ cup almond flour
  • 1 tbsp coconut flour
  • 1 ½ tsp baking powder this brand is corn free
  • cup sweetener of choice: coconut sugar for paleo or Erythritol for low carb (I used Swerve)
  • 5 ½ tbsp butter cold or room temp
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 lg egg
  • ½ cup chocolate chips use sugar free chips or chopped low carb chocolate bar, or enjoy life chips for paleo.
  • Caramel Sauce:
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp coconut milk or heavy cream
  • 1 ½ tbsp sweetener of choice: coconut sugar for paleo or erythritol for low carb
  • tsp molasses
  • tsp vanilla extract
  • Garnish:
  • 2 ½ tbsp chopped pecans

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 F, and grease or oil an 8x8 baking pan.
  • In a large mixing bowl with electric hand beater or a stand mixer, cream butter and granulated sweetener until well combined.
  • Add egg and vanilla extract to mixing bowl and mix in until combined.
  • In a separate large mixing bowl combine: almond flour, coconut flour, and baking powder. Stir until combined.
  • Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix in until combined.
  • Fold in chocolate chips
  • Spread cookie bar dough evenly over the bottom of the baking sheet and bake for 20 minutes or until center is done and toothpick comes out clean. Let cookie bars cool.
  • In a small sauce pan on medium heat, melt the 2 tbsp butter for the caramel sauce. Add the sweetener, milk of choice and molasses and stir until combined. Stir and heat until bubbling and starts thickening.
  • Remove from heat and stir in vanilla extract. Let it cool for 4 to 5 minutes.
  • Drizzle caramel sauce over cookie bars. Sprinkle with chopped pecans.
  • Refrigerate in pan for 30 minutes to overnight before cutting, to firm up cookie bars enough to cut and serve.

Notes

*All nutritional data are estimates based on the products I used*

Nutrition

Serving: 0g | Calories: 220kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 22g | Sodium: 86mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 1g