I have been meaning to share my Nut Free Chocolate & Coconut No Bake Bars with you for a while now.
I created it around the same time as my Nut Free Coconut & Date Bars and it has become a regular feature in my household. Not only is it nut free, but it is also gluten, dairy, egg and refined sugar free.
They make a great addition to your child's lunchbox, and if you have guests coming over with short notice, then these are great to make as they only take a few minutes to make and one hour to set in the freezer.
As I have now have a Thermomix, I tend to make these using my thermomix as it takes only 7 seconds to process. I have included the Thermomix recipe HERE. However, these can be made with a blender (my Omniblend blender does a great job) or a food processor.
Check out my Thermomix version here
Nut Free Chocolate + Coconut No Bake Bars
- 13 medjool dates, pitted
- 2 cups shredded coconut
- 1/3 cup raw cacao powder
- 3 tablespoons coconut oil, melted
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Add all ingredients to a food processor or high speed blender and process until it resembles fine crumbs and sticks together when pressed. Spoon mixture into a lined slice tin and press down and smooth with the back of a spoon. Place it in the freezer to set for 1 hour or until firm.
Then remove from the freezer and cut into desired portions and storm in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
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