Magic cookie bars~ healthier version

Magic cookie bars~healthier version

Ingredients

Crust:

  • 1 ½ cups of almond flour
  • ¼ cup of crushed cinnamon “somersaults”-optional
  • 4 tablespoons of butter or coconut oil
  • 1 tsp of vanilla
  • Water to moisten 

Second layer:

  • ½ cup of unsweetened coconut
  • Dark chocolate chips or chunks-melted with a tsp of coconut oil

Top layer~homemade condensed milk

  • ½ cup of full fat coconut milk
  • ¼ cup of almond milk
  • 3 tablespoons of butter 
  • 1-2 tablespoons of coconut palm sugar, honey or maple syrup

Preparation

  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Combine the ingredients for the crust and press into a lined 8 x8 baking dish. You will have to moisten your hands a bit.
  2. Bake the crust for 10 minutes. Let cool. 
  3. In the meantime make your condensed milk.  Is a saucepan over medium heat, combine coconut milk, butter, and sugar. Bring to a boil then reduce to simmer for about 20-25 minutes, stirring occasionally. 
  4. Microwave your chocolate with a tsp of coconut oil in the microwave for 2 minutes. Pour over the cooled crust. 
  5. Sprinkle the shredded coconut over the chocolate.  Finally pour the condensed milk over the entire dish and bake for 12-15 minutes.