Well…I did it! I managed to come up with an absolutely delicious little no bake dessert treat all on my own. Oh….and did I mention……they’re Top 8 (allergen) Free?!?!?? Tee hee hee….
Chocolate lovers….here you go!!
I recently accepted a fabulous opportunity to sample and review two of Enjoy Life Foods newest products, Double Chocolate Crunch Granola and Semi-Sweet Chocolate Mega Chunks. Yay!
2 bags of Yum!
Enjoy Life Foods is this wonderful company that I’m just thrilled about finding. All of their products are not only FREE of the top 8 allergens, they’re also gluten-free. And most of their products are free of Potatoes, Sesame, Sulfites, and Casein. AND…they’re Kosher-certified and Halal-certified. Jackpot baby!
I can’t even express to you how excited I am. I can serve these to ALL of my friends and family with no worries. And since they don’t have avocado…..I‘m safe too!!
Well, I must confess; I broke into the bag of granola pretty quick as it was the item I was most excited about trying. Chocolate Granola that is nut free? Yay!!
It was, as I hoped it would be, Dee–Lish–Us! Crunchy, chocolaty….pretty much fantastic! The next morning I decided to try a little with some milk for a sweet breakfast. It was a tad sweet for my breakfast taste, but tasty and stayed crunchy even while I walked away a few times which made me rather happy indeed. (I just hate it when cereal gets mushy!)
As much as I wanted to keep opening up that bag (which by the way, is resealable which I love) and dipping my hand in, I also wanted to find something, some recipe, some idea for which I could really use this stuff other than just devouring it ever so unoriginally. I must say…I was having a rather hard time coming up with anything other than granola bars. Now, I have a pretty yummy recipe for granola bars and I’m hoping that I have enough leftover to still make them, but I was really trying to come up with something else. And wouldn’t ya know it? I did. It’s certainly nothing fancy or spectacular but, I think they’re tasty nonetheless.
I present for you, my idea for Triple Chocolate Granola Clusters. And hey, I managed to use both products together! Woo hoo!
I used my mini-muffin pan and lined all 24 cups with my cute little mini-muffin cup liners and filled each one about 2/3 of the way with the Double Chocolate Crunch Granola. Next I melted a small handful of the Mega Chunks in a microwave safe bowl, checking it frequently to make sure they didn’t burn.
I know, I know. What precise measurements huh?! How very helpful of me to document specifically right?! My apologies to you. I had originally planned to only make 1 dozen, but the handful of chocolate that I melted the 1st go round was more than I needed so I continued on with a 2nd dozen. It was just an eyeball-it-kind of a trial for me.
At any rate, once the chocolate was melted, I dipped a large spoon in and drizzled it over the granola. Then I just placed the muffin pan in the fridge and let it harden.
Teeny tasty treats
The Mega Chunks melted easily and taste just as great as Enjoy Life’s Mini Chips that I’ve used many times before. And of course, we don’t need to talk about the few chunks that I ever so discreetly, and of course completely inadvertently, tossed in my mouth during this process. That won’t be necessary at all….
I must say, I didn’t think there would be any difference between the chunks and the mini chips but the chunks blended quite easily during the melting process which was nice. They’d be great to use for making chunky chocolate cookies which I will definitely keep in mind as well.
I’m sure I’ll be making these again. Possibly for the holiday party for Evan’s class or maybe just to share at karate. Either way, I’m pretty positive they’ll be a hit and I’m ecstatic that they’re allergy friendly.
With that, I’ll leave you…mouth watering over these delectable little dessert type treats and all. Off you go now to check out where you can buy these two bags of yum, not to mention all their other goodies… Click here to see where you can go to bring these home.
Excited to be sharing some great stuff with you and hoping you try them out,
~~I was provided with the product contained in this post for purpose of review but all opinions are completely my own based on quality and not conditional or influenced.~~