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Healthy Scotcheroos

These healthy scotcheroos are made with all natural sugar, unsalted peanut butter, and coconut oil. This scotcheroos recipe has no white sugar or corn syrup! They are ready in no time and a great healthy spin on a classic church lady basement bar.

  • Prep Time: 2.5 hours
  • Total Time: 2.5 hours
Author: Linley Richter
Yield: 36 1x

Ingredients

Bottom Layer

  • 1.5 cups all-natural peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • pinch of salt
  • 4 cups brown rice crispies

Top Layer

  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup butterscotch chips
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil

Instructions

Bottom Layer

  1. First, spray a 9×13-inch* pan with cooking spray or lay a sheet of parchment paper into the bottom of the pan.
  2. Prepare the bottom layer of the bars by mixing peanut butter, honey, and salt into a large bowl. Mix until smooth and then fold in rice crispies.
  3. Transfer the rice crispy mixture onto the bottom of the pan and use your hands or a spatula to press the mixture into the pan. Set aside.

Top Layer

  1. Add chocolate chips, butterscotch chips, and coconut oil to a small saucepan. Heat over medium heat. Continuously stir until melted.
  2. Once melted, remove from heat and pour the chocolate mixture on top of the rice crispy layer. Shake pan and spread chocolate evenly with a spatula.
  3. Place in the freezer for at least 2 hours.
  4. When ready to slice, remove from freezer and let chill for 20 minutes. Slice and enjoy.
  5. Store in a freezer-safe gallon size bag in the freezer (or else it will melt!).

Notes

  • You can use any size pan you would like. For thicker bars, use a 9×9-inch pan and for thinner bars, use a 9×12-inch pan.
  • For these photos, we used a 9×9 inch pan and cut the bars into 9 squares. However, please note that this recipe serves 36, not 9! We did it for the photos in all honesty :)
  • Nutrition is based on a 9×13 pan, which makes 36 thinner bars.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 small bar
  • Calories: 146
  • Sugar: 9
  • Sodium: 5
  • Fat: 9
  • Carbohydrates: 15
  • Fiber: 2
  • Protein: 3

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