By Meeghan, 19 July, 2012
A wonderful alternative to chocolate is carob and below is a Carob Treats recipe which will satisfy your sweet tooth without the guilt!
Sugar and dairy free - Makes 36 mouth-size treats.
2 cups carob buds/ buttons, 3 tbl honey,2 tbl peanut butter (smooth or crunchy), 2 tsp vanilla essence.
Use a double saucepan or a small pot in a big pot. Melt carob buds slowly with honey, peanut butter and vanilla essence, mixing well. Pour into a mold and refrigerate till set.
Use above as a base and add variations below:
- Roasted slivered almonds
- Chopped mixed dried fruit
- Peppermint essence
- Licorice 1-2cm lengths