Carob Candy Squares

How about trying a recipe for Carob Candy Squares?


I wish I had more carob candy recipes for you, but they are scarce on the ground. 


However, I think you will love this nutty, chewy, fruity, treat that has the hint of chocolaty flavor that comes from carob.


You don't have to follow this carob candy recipe exactly. You can add or change any of the "filler" fruits and nuts to accommodate your own favorite flavors.

I personally don't care for coconut, so I would leave that one out entirely. :)


But there are so many yummy dried fruits that you could create some unique and amazing treats.


I recently bought some dried cranberries and they are terrific in salads, and added to cookies, fudge, squares, or clusters.  Mmmm!

The basic idea really does work with almost any combination. Play around with it a bit until you discover your own secret recipe.


Base Recipe For Carob Candy Squares

Carob Squares Recipe

  • 1/2 cup honey 
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened carob powder
  • 1 cup dry roasted peanuts 
  • 1 cup raisins, chopped pitted dates, or figs
  • 1 cup flaked coconut


  1. Combine the honey and peanut butter in a saucepan over low heat, stirring until melted. 

  2. Remove from heat and stir in the carob powder until well combined. Add nuts, fruit, and 3/4 cup of the coconut. 

  3. Press mixture into a loaf pan lined with waxed paper. Sprinkle remaining coconut on top. Cover and chill until firm.

  4. Cut into squares and serve, or store in airtight container in the refrigerator.


I hope you'll enjoy this carob recipe as much as we have, but if you create a unique combination that you love and don't mind sharing, we'd love to have it and add it to the site. 


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