Although opposites, sweet and salty are a match made in heaven. They work together so well and thus, there are so many great treats that feature the delectable duo. From putting chocolate chips in popcorn, to dipping your fries in ice cream, or even to having a plain pb&j, you’ve probably eaten something that features this delicious combo. If you love sweet and salty or aren’t sure what you’re in the mood for, check out these delicious vegan sweet and salty recipes!
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1. Caramel Pretzel Bark
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Making chocolates may seem like a tricky thing, but with this recipe for Caramel Pretzel Bark by Angie Li, you’ll get to try it out! This sweet treat is perfect to make for your next party or for whenever you’re craving something sweet!
2. Salted Caramel Protein Blondies
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These Salted Caramel Protein Blondies by Tara Sunshine are so gooey and delicious that you’ll barely believe they’re healthy, too! None of my taste testers could tell they were made with chickpeas. Instead, they described them as a cross between peanut butter cookies and caramel fudge.
3. Popcorn Bars With Caramel, Chocolate, And Peanut Butter
These Popcorn Bars With Caramel, Chocolate, And Peanut Butter by Maria Engbjerg are as delicious as they sound. These bars with caramel, chocolate, and peanut butter are at one and the same time both chewy, crispy, crunchy, sticky, and some of the best you will taste.
4. Epic Vegan French Toast PB&J Sandwich
Taking the ordinary PB&J sandwich to the next level. This Epic Vegan French Toast PB&J Sandwich by Caroline Doucet is made with vegan french toast, stuffed with caramelized bananas, raspberries, granola, peanut butter, and strawberry jam. Make it for a special breakfast or have breakfast for dinner. Either way, it makes for a delicious and satisfying meal.
5. 3-Ingredient Salted Chocolate Almond Clusters
If you’re craving an easy, chocolatey snack that’s better for your body than the usual store-bought chocolates, then these 3-Ingredient Salted Chocolate Almond Clusters by Michelle Elizabeth are a must-make. Crunchy, sweet, and salty, they hit three cravings in one bite-sized treat — plus, they have chocolate. It’s so easy to make them in big batches that you can always have a batch stored in your refrigerator.
6. Strawberry Pretzel Overnight Oatmeal
7. 4-Ingredient Sweet and Salty Peanut Butter Truffles
These irresistible, 4-Ingredient Sweet and Salty Peanut Butter Truffles by Natalie Martin MS, RD and Lexie Staten MS, RD have only chocolate, peanut butter, dates for sweetening and a sprinkle of kosher salt. That’s it!
8. Chicken and Waffles
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Crispy fried “chicken” on top of a fluffy stack of waffles… What could be better?! Whether it’s the hot sauce baked into the tofu chicken, the sprinkle of rosemary, or the truffle oil in the waffles, this dish is full of tasty surprises. With such a beautiful presentation, these Chicken and Waffles by Gabrielle St. Claire are a must at your next weekend brunch. Don’t forget the maple syrup!
9. Easy Tahini Granola
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This Easy Tahini Granola recipe by Robin Runner is super flexible so don’t stress if you’re missing an ingredient or if you wish to add something else you love. Granola is so incredibly easy to make and stores perfectly in your pantry.
10. White Chocolate Lemon Popcorn Truffles
The perfect sweet and salty treat, these White Chocolate Lemon Popcorn Truffles by Kat Condon are an ode to spring! It will satisfy your sweet tooth and your craving for crunchy snacks without being too heavy. The popcorn itself is sturdy but not overly crisp, which yields itself to a really delicious “truffle” center.
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