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Samoa no bake cereal bars topped with coconut, caramel sauce and chocolate sauce
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No Bake Samoa Cereal Bars with Chocolate Ganache

These easy No Bake Samoa Bars are made with basic ingredients with the flavors of Samoa Girl Scout Cookies then topped with coconut, caramel and chocolate!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 9 servings
Calories 422kcal
Author Yumna Jawad

Ingredients

For the Bars:

  • 2/3 cup smooth peanut butter
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 3 cups Kashi Go Lean cereal or you can use any cereal of chioce
  • 1 1/4 cups of unsweetened shredded coconut toasted, divided
  • 1 cup caramel sauce mine was store bought

For the chocolate ganache:

  • 4 oz chopped semi-sweet chocolate
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup milk I used [url href="https://www.lactaid.com/products/lactaid-whole-milk"]Lactain[/url]non-dairy milk

Instructions

  • Line 9x9 inch square pan with parchment paper
  • In a large bowl, microwave the honey for about 1 minute until it warms up.
  • Immediately sitr in the peanut butter until completely combined.
  • Gently stir in the cereal and 1/2 cup of shredded coconut until completely coated with peanut butter/honey mixture.
  • Press very firm into the prepared pan to make sure everything sets properly.
  • Chill in the freezer until the bars set - around 30 minutes - 1 hour.

To make the Chocolate Ganache:

  • Place milk and coconut oil int a small sauce pan over medium heat.
  • Cook 2-3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until coconut oil has melted completely but do not allow the milk to boil.
  • Stir the chopped chocolate into the saucepan and incorporate with the coconut oil and milk until everything is completely melted and the mixture is shiny and smooth.

To Assemble Bars:

  • Line a large cookie sheet with parchment paper. Cut chilled bars into equal squares. Dip the bottom of each bar into the chocolate ganache and lay upside down on the lined cookie sheet allowing the chocolate to set and dry.
  • Repeat with remaining bars. Place the tray in the freezer or fridge to set quicker.
  • Once the chocolate has set, turn the bars, add the remaining shredded coconut and drizzle the top of the bars with caramel sauce and remaining melted chocolate ganache.

Notes

Recipe inspired by American Heritage Cooking
Nutrition: Please note that the nutrition label provided is an estimate based on an online nutrition calculator. It will vary based on the specific ingredients you use. This information should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 422kcal | Carbohydrates: 55g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Sodium: 281mg | Potassium: 346mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 365IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 4.8mg