Are you looking for easy gluten free treats? When you’re craving something sweet these chocolaty, chewy Eatmore Bars are a great place to start. Both kids and adults love them, they’re simple to make and you probably have all the ingredients in your cupboard.
Collect a few recipes for gluten free no bake bars and learn to vary them over time. Choose ones made with chocolate chips if that’s a win in your house and expand the list whenever you want. These two strategies will keep you well stocked with a variety of gluten free treats.
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Gluten Free Stovetop Recipes
I love to bake but no one wants to bake every day. Stovetop recipes are usually easier and quicker than baking and probably don’t involve flour. If that’s not enough here are three more reasons these Eatmore bars are perfect for late night cravings.
- It’s too hot to bake.
- You don’t feel like baking.
- Someone needs a treat and the kids are old enough to use the stove unsupervised. Yeah!
The reward will be ready to eat by the time the clean up is done. Sometimes that’s just the motivation you need.
Treats vs Snacks
Everyone wants to eat healthy but labels are confusing, advertising is compelling and we’re all busy. Over time the line between snacks and treats has been blurred. The gluten free diet makes you examine everything you eat but I’d argue we all need healthy snacks and treats.
A gluten free diet is hard enough so no matter who eats gluten free look for treats everyone will love. Lean toward recipes that are naturally gluten free and fun to make. Once kids (and adults) learn to have fun in the kitchen they’ll eventually move toward cooking with real food. Make eating healthy and healthier a life long project and it will serve you well.
Get The Tools for Gluten Free Eatmore Bars
All you need for stovetop recipes is a pot and a pan.
- small of medium pot from a decent quality set of pots and pans
- any size baking sheet
- 8-inch square baking pan or similar
- parchment paper or parchment sheets
Fun Fact – Eat-More is a Canadian chocolate bar made with a dark toffee taste that’s full of peanuts and chocolate. This is my version and I’d love to hear in the comments below if you made them.
originally posted 2016, updated April 2021
More Stovetop Treats
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- 1 cup corn syrup or creamed honey
- 1 cup peanut butter
- 2 cups chocolate chips
- 2 cupa chopped salted, roasted peanuts
- Line a baking pan with parchment paper; 8” x 8” for thick bars, 11” x 17” for thin ones.
- In a medium saucepan over medium heat combine the corn syrup or honey, peanut butter and chocolate chips. Stir until smooth and remove from heat as soon as it comes to a boil.
- Fold in peanuts and pour onto the prepared baking sheet spreading the mixture right to the edges. Refrigerate until firm. Cut into bars, squares, triangles or strips.
- Individually wrap some for grab-and-go snacks. Can be stored in freezer.