Holy smokes this caramel changed muh lifeee. Here’s my deal. I really like caramel. When I was young, one of my favorite after school snacks was cut up apples and those little single serve caramel.
Traditional peanut butter cups are totally my jam. I love them. I love them too much. I wanted to make a paleo-friendly version and when I put these up on my Instagram last week, SO many of you asked for the recipe. I decided that they needed to be a permanent blog post because they were THAT good.
I remember the first time I had a “turtle.” I remember being a hardcore candy bar fan and being taken aback by the unexpected deliciousness of these unknown little mounds of tasty. Chocolate outer with gooey caramel center? Extra bonus points for that nutty crunch? Why did nobody tell me?!
There is some mugginess happening, you guys. What gives?! I thought California was supposed to be all about that dry heat. You know, that anti-humidity, no frizz kinda life. Well apparently Cali decided to keep us on our toes.
I used to eat Almond Joys pretty meticulously as a kid. First, I’d bite off the almond. Then, nibble off the chocolate layer. Aaand I’d finish it off savoring the chewy coconut one slow bite at a time. I loved them. Almond Joys were my go-to candy. I mean…