Gluten-Free Toffee Bars“My husband discovered he has celiac disease a couple of years ago, and I’ve had…
Gluten-Free Toffee Bars
2/3 cup butter, softened 1 cup packed brown sugar 1 large egg yolk 1/3 cup unsweetened applesauce 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup white rice flour 1/3 cup potato starch 1/3 cup tapioca flour 4-1/2 teaspoons cornstarch 4-1/2 teaspoons garbanzo and fava flour 2-1/2 teaspoons xanthan gum 3/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans
In a small bowl, cream butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy.
Add egg yolk; mix well.
Beat in applesauce and vanilla.
In a small bowl, combine the rice flour, potato starch, tapioca flour, cornstarch, garbanzo and fava flour, xanthan gum and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.
Spread into a 15x10x1-in.
baking pan coated with cooking spray.
Bake at 350° for 15-20 minutes or until lightly browned.
Sprinkle with chocolate chips; let stand for 5 minutes.
Spread chocolate chips over bars.
Sprinkle with pecans.
Let stand until chocolate is set.
Cut into bars.
Nutrition Facts 1 each:
- 136 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 94mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.
Diabetic exchanges; 1 starch, 1 fat.