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vegan caramel turtles
5 Ingredient Vegan Caramel Chocolate Turtles {GF}
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
15 mins
Simplified 15 minute healthier vegan caramel chocolate turtles made with only five ingredients. Gluten Free and Refined Sugar Free.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: gluten free, Healthy, Paleo, Vegan
Servings: 18 turtles
Calories: 162 kcal
Author: Vicky
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons sunflower seed butter
  • 1 cup vegan chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup toasted almonds crushed (or pecans)
  • 3/4 cup toasted cashews crushed (or pecans)
  • 1/4 - 1/2 teaspoon coarse sea salt
  1. In a small pot over medium heat, heat maple syrup and coconut oil.
  2. Add sunflower seed butter. Bring to a boil, and mix for 1-2 minutes. Remove from heat.
  3. Place nuts in small bundles or clusters on parchment lined baking sheet.
  4. Pour the caramel sauce by the spoonful over the clusters, covering the nuts.
  5. Freeze for 5-10 minutes.
  6. Melt chocolate chips in a microwave safe bowl for 30-90 seconds, mixing every 30 seconds until melted.
  7. Pour chocolate by the spoonful over the caramel nut turtles
  8. Sprinkle each turtle with course sea salt.
  9. Freeze for 10-30 minutes.
  10. Store in the freezer.
Nutrition Facts
5 Ingredient Vegan Caramel Chocolate Turtles {GF}
Amount Per Serving
Calories 162 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Sodium 1mg0%
Potassium 87mg2%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin C 0.1mg0%
Calcium 38mg4%
Iron 1.4mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.