No Bake Christmas Slice

28’s Home Nutrition Program (Stream: female, healthy weight maintenance)
Slice, slice baby! This healthy No-Bake Christmas Slice will put you on the top of the nice list – and once it makes it's appearance, this healthy slice will become one of your most requested Christmas treats!
4 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Freezer Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course Dessert, Snack, Treat
Cuisine International
Servings 16
Calories 157 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup rolled oats gluten-free swap: quinoa flakes
  • 1/2 cup cashews
  • 1/2 cup pistachios
  • 1/2 cup desiccated coconut
  • 4 medjool dates pitted
  • 3 tablespoons cacao nibs
  • 2 tablespoons cacao powder
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil melted, extra virgin
  • 1/4 cup almond butter
  • 1 tablespoon rice malt syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup pepitas pumpkin seeds
  • 1/2 cup dried mixed fruit

Instructions
 

  • Line an 8×8 inch tin with baking paper.
  • In a blender, place oats, cashews, pistachios and coconut and process until the mixture resembles crumbs.
  • Reserve the pumpkin seeds and cranberries to add at the end for more texture.
  • Add in the dates, cacao nibs, cacao, coconut oil, almond butter, rice malt syrup, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt.
  • Blend again until all ingredients are combined well, the mixture will be quite doughy.
  • Finally, remove the mixture from the blender and place into a medium bowl and stir in the pumpkin seeds and dried fruit.
  • Place mixture into the lined tin and using your fingers tips, press until evenly spread.
  • Place slice into the freezer for one hour until set. To slice, use a sharp knife and cut into 16 squares.

Notes

These bars can be kept in the fridge for up to three weeks or in the freezer for up to two months.
Keyword Christmas, Craving Busters, For Kids, Freezable, Healthy Snack, No-Cook Recipe, Party

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