Ooey Gooey Pumpkin Layer Bars

Ooey Gooey Pumpkin Layer Bars

 Betsy’s ooey and gooey pumpkin layer bars recipe is sure to be a favorite at your Thanksgiving dinner. Not only are they ooey and gooey, they are gluten-free, healthy, and delicious.  Featuring Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Almond Butter, pecans, and pumpkin you’ll be saying “It was #LoveAtFirstTaste!

Layer Bar Ingredients:

Crust:

3 cups raw pecans, divided

5 Tbsp light brown sugar

1 tsp cinnamon

½ tsp Sea salt

1/2 T Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Almond Butter

3 Tbsp coconut oil

Filling:

1 15 oz. can or carton pumpkin puree

1/3 cup sugar

1/4 cup full-fat canned coconut milk, in fridge for at least 2 hrs

2 Tbsp cornstarch

1/4 cup maple syrup

2 Tbsp almond milk

2 tsp vanilla extract

2.5 tsp cinnamon, divided

1/4 tsp ground ginger

Additional Betsy’s Best for topping

Step By Step Ooey Gooey Pumpkin Layer Bar Recipe Directions:

Step 1Preheat oven to 350° F. Place 3 cups pecans, brown sugar, cinnamon, and salt in food processor and pulse until coarsely chopped.  Remove and add Betsy’s Best Gourmet Almond Butter with Cinnamon and coconut oil and stir until mixture is incorporated. Press the pecan mixture into a well-greased or parchment lined 8 X 8 pan. Bake 8-10 minutes until lightly colored and fragrant. Set aside until ready to fill.

Step 2: In a small bowl, whisk the cornstarch into the maple syrup until combined. Place the pumpkin puree, sugar, maple syrup and cornstarch mixture, 1/4 cup coconut cream, almond milk, 1.5 tsp. cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg in the bowl of a food processor.  Puree until smooth.

Step 3: Pour the pumpkin filling onto the pecan crust, tap to even out the layer, and bake for 40 minutes.

Step 4: When done, remove the pumpkin bars from the oven and let cool on the counter. Place in the fridge for at least 8 hours.  Before serving, ice the top with a thin layer of Betsy’s Best Gourmet Almond Butter with Cinnamon.

Step 5: Enjoy your gluten-free ooey gooey pumpkin layer bars!

Recipe Yield: 9 bars

Betsy’s ooey gooey pumpkin layer bars make for a great bring-along to any get together.  Plus, your non gluten-free friends will never know your secret! Happy Halloween and Thanksgiving!

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Dairy-Free Chocolate Mousse Cup

Dairy-Free Chocolate Mousse Cup

Betsy’s diary-free chocolate mousse cups recipe is bound to become one of your go-to healthy desserts.  The mousse features our gourmet cinnamon almond butter and cocoa.  The crust features dried dates, cashews and coconut.  Trust Betsy! You’ll be saying “It was #LoveAtFirstTaste!”

Crust Ingredients:

Crust:

6 dried dates, pitted

1 cup cashews

1/2 c unsweetened shredded coconut

4 Tbsp cocoa powder

2 Tbsp honey

Pinch sea salt

Mousse Ingredients:

1 can coconut milk, refrigerated overnight

3 Tbsp Betsy’s Best Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Almond Butter

2 Tbsp cocoa powder

1 Tbsp chia seeds

1 Tbsp honey

1 Tbsp maple syrup

1 tsp vanilla extract

Crushed peppermint for garnish

Step By Step Dairy-Free Chocolate Mousse Cups Recipe Directions:

Step 1: Place crust ingredients in a food processor or blender and puree until well combined. 

Step 2: Put crust in 5 ramekins and press down and up the sides with fingers or a spoon. 

Step 3: Set aside. 

Step 4: Now place mousse ingredients in blender (minus the crushed peppermint) and puree until smooth. 

Step 5: Pour into ramekins and place in the refrigerator for 1-2 hrs. 

Step 6: Garnish right before serving with the crushed peppermint.  

Step 7: Enjoy your dairy-free chocolate mousse cups!

Recipe Yield: 5 Mousse cups

As a registered Dietitian, Betsy is passionate about healthy eating and great tasting food. Most importantly she doesn’t believe you should have to eat boring but healthy desserts.  Betsy loves her dairy-free chocolate mousse cups and we know you will too.  Great tasting healthy desserts are not a unicorn. They do exist!

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Chocolate Chia Pudding

Chocolate Chia Pudding

With Betsy‘s chocolate chia pudding we go coco for chocolate and coconut!  This delicious and healthy dessert uses a gluten-free chocolate muffin from Soozy’s along with our delicious Toasted Coconut Cashew Butter Chia Pudding.  Such an amazing treat minus the guilt and it’s even vegan-friendly!

Recipe Ingredients:

2 T Betsy’s Best Toasted Coconut Cashew Butter

1 c coconut milk

1 c greek yogurt, plain

2 T honey or maple syrup

1/2 c mango

1 c spinach or 2 T Koyah Leafy Greens Booster powder

1/2 c chia seeds

Step By Step Chocolate Chia Pudding Recipe Directions:

Step 1Simply mix the ingredients together, and let them rest for a few moments.

Step 2: Stir the mix well with a fork every five minutes or so. At first, it’ll seem far too liquified, but over the course of thirty minutes the chia seeds will plump up, till the pudding resembles tapioca pudding.

To assemble the chocolate chia pudding parfait:

Step 1: Cut muffin in half and place the bottom half in a 4 oz mason jar.

Step 2: Slice strawberries thin and layer around the side of the jar.

Step 3: Layer with 1 T Betsy’s Best Toasted Coconut Cashew Butter and then add 1/4 Cup of chia pudding and top with the top of the muffin.

Step 4: Garnish with a dollop of Betsy’s Best and a strawberry.

We hope you enjoy our chocolate chia pudding recipe!  Are you eating it as a healthy snack or dessert?  Let us know what you think in the comments below?

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Peanut Butter Banana Popsicle

Peanut Butter Banana Popsicle

Betsy’s peanut butter covered frozen banana popsicles are a healthy dessert treat. As the temperature increase, cool treats beat the summer heat! We love these healthy frozen banana pops for a delicious treat that is not only healthy, but fun to make with kids.

Recipe Ingredients:

3 T Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Peanut Butter

bananas, peeled and cut in half

2 T coconut oil

1 c of toppings such as: Cocoa Krispies, shredded coconut, sprinkles or cacao nibs

8 popsicle sticks

 

 

 

Step By Step Peanut Butter Banana Popsicle Recipe Directions:

Step 1Place popsicle stick in the base of the banana that was cut in half.

Step 2: Put bananas on wax paper on a cookie sheet and place in the freezer for at least 2 hrs. In a small saucepan, add Betsy’s Best and coconut; on low heat melt oil and Betsy’s Best together.

Step 3: Remove from heat.

Step 4: Place toppings individually on its own plate.

Step 5: Take bananas from the freezer and dip one at a time into Betsy’s Best mixture, then roll in topping and place back on wax paper.

Step 6: Once finished with each banana store in freezer in an airtight container

Step 7: Enjoy your frozen banana popsicles!

 

Betsy’s Best Peanut Butter Banana Popsicle recipe is truly a summer treat you can feel good about! Let us know if it was #LoveAtFirstTaste!

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Dark Chocolate Strawberry Poppers

Dark Chocolate Strawberry Poppers

Betsy’s dark chocolate strawberry poppers recipe is a great way to impress on Valentine’s Day or any romantic occasion! A simple way to make an easy dessert gourmet! These bite sized dark chocolate strawberry mini desserts pop with flavor, thanks to a Betsy’s Best Cardamom Cashew Butter. Change up the nut butter to change the flavor and you will see the cinnamon and cardamom flavors add an interesting twist to this unique dish!

Recipe Ingredients:

4 T Betsy’s Best Cardamom Cashew Butter

1 dark chocolate bar

5 large strawberries

mint for garnish

Step By Step Strawberry PoppersRecipe Directions:

Step 1: Slice strawberries and break dark chocolate bar into bricks.

Step 2:Top the chocolate with the strawberry, add a teaspoon of Betsy’s Best Cardamom Cashew Butter and top with mint for garnish.

Step 3: Enjoy your strawberry poppers!

Betsy knows it will be love at first taste when you present these dark chocolate strawberry poppers.  Please share your romantic story in the comments below.  Did Betsy’s poppers “wow” your date?

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Homemade Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

Homemade Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

If you are ready for a taste of heaven you absolutely need to make Betsy’s homemade chocolate dipped strawberries. Strawberries are sweet and delicious by themselves, but take this simple fruit into strawberry bliss with Betsy’s Best peanut butter stuffed inside and then dipped in delicious creamy white or dark chocolate. These are not your normal chocolate dipped strawberries and will be the hit on your dessert plate.

Strawberries Ingredients:

4 TBS Betsy’s Best Toasted Coconut Cashew Butter

1 qt. strawberries

½ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips, melted (or white chocolate)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Step By Step Homemade Chocolate Dipped Strawberries  Recipe Directions:

Step 1Wash and dry strawberries.

Step 2: In a microwave-safe bowl, melt chocolate and set aside.

Step 3: At the bottom point of strawberry, cut out an upside-down “V”.

Step 4: Stuff bottom of strawberry with your favorite Betsy’s Best butter.

Step 5: Dip bottom of strawberry into melted chocolate and cool on wax paper.

Step 6: Repeat with the rest of the strawberries.

Step 7: Enjoy your chocolate dipped strawberries!

Betsy’s Hint: It is the perfect Valentine’s Day recipe!

These homemade chocolate dipped strawberries are one of Betsy’s favorite dessert recipes. It has a beautiful presentation. Alternate dark chocolate, milk chocolate, or white chocolate for a variety of chocolate covered peanut butter stuffed strawberries! Make them for the special someone in your life and we promise “It will be #LoveAtFirstTaste!”

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