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The Best Homemade Low-Carb Snickers Bars-Square photo on serving plate.

The Best Homemade Low-Carb Snickers Bars

This recipe for The Best Homemade Low-Carb Snickers Bars will satisfy any craving for caramel peanut chocolate goodness. These bars can be a delicious treat even for people on low-carb, keto, gluten-free, diabetic, or Banting diets. 

Course Candy, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American, low-carb
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
cooling time 2 hours
Total Time 3 hours 7 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 275 kcal
Author Annissa Slusher

Ingredients

For the crust:

For the caramel/peanut mixture:

For the chocolate topping:

Instructions

For the crust:

  1. Preheat the oven to 375º Fahrenheit. Grease an 8" X 8" baking pan with oil of choice.

    The Best Homemade Low-Carb Snickers Bars-Prepared Pan
  2. In a food processor, pulse together the almond flour, granulated stevia/erythritol blend, baking soda, and sea salt. Add the vanilla extract and the butter. Process until mixture sticks together to form a dough.

    The Best Homemade Low-Carb Snickers Bars -Dough for cookie base
  3. Press the dough mixture into the prepared pan.

    The Best Homemade Low-Carb Snickers Bars-Dough spread in the pan
  4. Bake the cookie layer in the preheated oven until the top is slightly brown in the center. Allow to cool completely

    The Best Homemade Low-Carb Snickers Bars -Baked cookie Base

For the caramel/peanut mixture:

  1. Heat butter, Vitafiber IMO, and granulated stevia/erythritol blend in a 1 1/2 to 2 quart saucepan over medium heat, stirring frequently. When mixture comes to a simmer, add a candy thermometer. When mixture reaches 250º Fahrenheit, stir in the whipping cream. Mixture will foam up. 

    The Best Homemade Low-Carb Snickers Bars -Caramel sauce
  2. Bring mixture back to 250º Fahrenheit. Remove from heat and add the vanilla extract, sea salt, and peanuts. Immediately spread the mixture over the cookie crust. Allow to cool completely in the refrigerator before going on to next step.

    The Best Homemade Low-Carb Snickers Bars -Spreading the peanut/caramel sauce
  3. Loosen the edges of the baking dish with a knife or spatula. Transfer to a cutting board and cut into 12 bars.

    The Best Homemade Low-Carb Snickers Bars -Cut bars

For the chocolate topping:

  1. Place chocolate, coconut oil, and heavy whipping cream in a small saucepan. Heat over low heat, stirring constantly, until the mixture is smooth.

    The Best Homemade Low-Carb Snickers Bars -Chocolate topping
  2. Spread the chocolate evenly over the tops of the bars. Allow to cool before serving. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

    The Best Homemade Low-Carb Snickers Bars -Completed Bars

Recipe Notes

Serving size: 1 bar (1/12th of the recipe)

Net Carbs (g): 4

Nutrition Facts
The Best Homemade Low-Carb Snickers Bars
Amount Per Serving (1 bar)
Calories 275 Calories from Fat 234
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 26g 40%
Saturated Fat 10g 50%
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 7g
Cholesterol 22mg 7%
Sodium 197mg 8%
Potassium 131mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 1g
Protein 7g 14%
Vitamin A 5%
Calcium 4%
Iron 7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.