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A simple recipe for vegan nut bars (German Nut Corners). These healthy nut bars (German Nut Corners) are perfect on your cookie plate for Christmas or throughout the year for a snack, treat. With shortbread as a base, a layer of jam and grounded nuts of your choice on top and decorated with chocolate make these vegan Nut Bars (German Nut Corners) to something special. plant based | egg free | without refined sugar | lactose free | dairy free
Which nuts for vegan nut bars ( German Nut Corners)
I personally love a mixture of almonds and hazelnuts. The taste of roasted hazelnuts reminds me a lot of nougat, and if you’re a nougat lover like me, you’ll love these vegan nut bars with hazelnuts. These vegan nut corners simply fit all year round, whether it’s birthdays, just a snack in the afternoon or even for breakfast, or make them a snack. Variegate with the nuts and it will not get boring. I can well imagine that macadamia nuts, pecan nuts would taste awesome.
Vegan nut bars – a healthier option
Who says you can not snack and still eat healthy? You should definitely try these vegan nut bars. In the shortcrust dough I completely substitute the oil. Take a sugar alternative such as coconut sugar, date sugar or others. Unfortunately, I have to admit, for the nut layer of the vegan Nut bars, I could not find an oil free alternative. It could not convince me. If you have any idea what could replace the oil, I would be happy to hear from you below in the comments.
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- 300 g spelt flour or gluten-free flour
- 80 g coconut sugar or other sugar alternative
- 140 g almond, cashew butter or tahini
- ¼ tsp baking powder
- Mix 120 ml of water with 1 tbsp cornstarch
- 400 g nut flour (such as hazelnuts, almonds, etc.)
- 8 tbs water
- 150 g of nut butter
- 150 g of coconut oil
- 150 g sugar alternative (for example coconut sugar)
- Knead all the ingredients for the shortbread to a smooth dough. Roll out on a baking sheet lined with baking paper.
- Now spread the jam or the fruit puree on it
- For the nut topping, heat the water, nuts and oil in a pot and mix it with nut flour. Now spread on the shortbread
- Bake in preheated oven at 200 ° C for 20-25 min. Do the toothpick sample, and see if dough sticks to the toothpick. If not, the nut corners are finished.
- Take them out of the oven and let the nut corners cool down completely.
- Now you can first cut squares and then triangles.
- Dip the corners in melted chocolate and leave the nut corners on a wire rack until the chocolate is firm.