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Layered Chocolate Nougat Bars - Chocolate, graham crackers, and hazelnuts come together to create the most perfect no-bake dessert bar.

Layered Chocolate Nougat Bars

Chocolate, graham crackers, and hazelnuts come together to create the most perfect no-bake dessert bar.
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Course Dessert
Cuisine Balkans
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 24
Calories 192 kcal
Author Katerina | Diethood

Ingredients

  • 2 cups ground honey graham crackers (2 sleeves)
  • 2 cups ground hazelnuts
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 sticks (16 tablespoons) unsalted butter
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 4- ounces dark chocolate (60% cacao), melted

FOR THE TOP CHOCOLATE LAYER (GLAZE)

  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 2 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 4- ounces dark chocolate (60% cacao)
  • sea salt , optional

Instructions

  1. Line a 8x8 baking pan with foil, leaving an overhang on the sides; set aside.
  2. In a saucepan, combine water, sugar, and butter; place over medium heat and stir occasionally until the sugar dissolves and butter melts.
  3. Stir in the ground crackers and hazelnuts; stir mixture until completely combined.
  4. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla.
  5. Divide batter into two equal parts.
  6. Pour melted chocolate into one of the batters.
  7. Transfer only HALF of the chocolate batter to previously prepared pan.
  8. Place in freezer for 15 to 20 minutes, or until it sets.
  9. Spread the light-colored batter over the chocolate batter; freeze for 15 minutes or until it sets.
  10. Add the remaining chocolate batter over the top; place in freezer for 15 minutes, or until set.

In the meantime, prepare the top chocolate layer.

  1. Combine milk, powdered sugar and butter in a saucepan; cook and stir over medium-high heat until butter melts.
  2. Remove from heat; add chocolate, and stir until chocolate melts.
  3. Spread chocolate mixture evenly over bajadera.
  4. Refrigerate at least 4 hours, or overnight.
  5. Sprinkle with sea salt.
  6. Using the overhang as handles, remove bajadera from pan; using a sharp knife, cut into 24 bars.
  7. Serve.
Nutrition Facts
Layered Chocolate Nougat Bars
Amount Per Serving
Calories 192 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Cholesterol 3mg1%
Sodium 61mg3%
Potassium 82mg2%
Carbohydrates 20g7%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 13g14%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 30IU1%
Vitamin C 0.4mg0%
Calcium 27mg3%
Iron 1.9mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.