Salty Date Caramel Scotcheroos, a Cake in a Crate Giveaway!

By Amanda Paa – Updated July 6, 2020

Salty Date Caramel Scotcheroos ~ Cake in a Crate!SALTY DATE CARAMEL SCOTCHEROOS -- vegan, gluten-free

It’s been amazing week, launching my Salty Date Caramel Scotcheroo Bars that are available to order thanks to a collaboration with Cake in a Crate. That means you can buy the plant-based kit to make these, and have it delivered straight to your door.

One of you will WIN my Cake in a Crate, which holds all the ingredients to make this insanely good, wholesome rendition of the classic Midwestern scotcheroo bars. The peanut buttery squares of heaven are comprised of puffed brown rice cereal, flaked almonds, and quinoa, bound together with brown rice syrup, maple syrup, natural peanut butter, and pureed dates to mimic that magical gooey texture of the original recipe, with a wonderful caramel flavor. Topped with melted dark chocolate and a dusting of flaky salt, it’s a match made in heaven. They’re gluten-free, vegan, and naturally sweetened – but even tastier than the original.

I can’t wait for you to take your first bite, and welcome a delicious slice of the Midwest into your kitchen! Enter the easy giveaway below, one winner announced on July 11, 2016. Open to US residents only. Or you can buy the crate here if you just can’t wait. :) xo!

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July 1, 2016


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  1. Barbara

    I would love to be receiving chocolate from my mailman, ha What a wonderful day that would be,lol

  2. Barbara Copeland

    They look amazing, yummy yummy, Crate, well that’s genius and I have to say I’ve been dying to try so much, ha this would be a real treat, How awesome my mailman delivering me Chocolate, lol

    • amandapaa

      Yes, so fun to get chocolate on your doorstep! xo

  3. Becky

    Do you publish the recipe or is it a buy the kit only product? Thanks!

    • amandapaa

      Hi Becky! The recipe comes inside the crate, and then you can buy all ingredients to make it as many times as you’d like.

      • Becky

        Cool – thanks!

  4. Brianna

    I am dying to try these! I love that you took a classic treat and recreated it to be vegan, gluten free, and made with real food.

  5. Sara @ Cake Over Steak

    Yayyyyyy if I don’t win this I’m gonna buy one immediately. Can’t wait to try them!

  6. Jayme | holly & flora

    These sound so delicious, Amanda! And super congrats on your business. I’m so excited for you!! XO

  7. Kristen

    These sound amazing! Would love to make these for my family!

  8. Noelle

    Nice! These look delicious!

    • amandapaa

      all the yum!

  9. Cindy Paa

    I would love to win these !! Congrats on your Business Amanda

    • amandapaa

      thank you so Cindy – so nice to hear from a relative!

  10. Jacky

    Any chance you’ll publish the recipe for those of us who like to buy our own ingredients? I’d love to make these and take them with me to Iowa in a couple of weeks! :D

  11. Liz S.

    Such a fabulous treat!

    • amandapaa

      definitely! even though i’ve made more pans than i can count, i love them more with each bite. :)

  12. jaime // the briny

    sweet amanda, you’re such a natural on camera! B + I just watched your video. I’m so excited for your cake in a crate venture and can’t wait to try it myself sometime. all the love. xo

  13. Beth

    Yum looks as good as I am sure it tastes

    • amandapaa

      indeed! so peanut buttery, caramel delish.

  14. Erin Ellis

    Ooooh yummy! This would be so awesome! Thank you for the wonderful giveaway.

  15. Cassie

    Yum yum YUM! I’ve never heard of Scotcheroos until now! Definitely had some different childhood treats, but these look wonderful! I’m sure if my five year-old self found these, she would adore them!