Festive Oat Bars: Cranberry, Cacao and Pistachio

  • Festive Oat Bars

Vegan  –  Dairy Free  –  Gluten Free  –  Refined Sugar Free

When we think of Christmas flavours it’s all about the mixed spice, cranberries and of course, chocolate! These festive oat bars are the perfect snack to get you in the festive spirit – they smell just like Christmas! They’re also vegan friendly and free from refined sugar & gluten!

Enjoy!

  • Ingredients : 8 Ingredients

  • Time : 20 minutes ( plus 30 mins – 1 hour setting time)

  • Simplicity : Easy enough!

  • Servings: 8 (ish) bars

  • Cost : $1.17 AUD / £0.66 GBP / $0.88 USD per serving

INGREDIENTS ( 8ish Bars)

To make our Festive Oat bars you will need:

Tip: If you want this recipe to be vegan, opt for maple syrup instead of honey

EQUIPMENT 

To make our Festive Oat Bars you will need:

Tip: Make sure you line the baking tray, otherwise your bars will be tricky to remove

METHOD

  • Mix the oats, desiccated coconut, honey, 1/2 the coconut oil, cranberries, pistachios and mixed spice together in a bowl until well combined. – ( leave some cranberries and pistachios to decorate the top!)
  •  Tip into a baking tray and bake for 10 minutes, until slightly golden
  • Melt the remaining coconut oil and the cacao powder together until they form a smooth liquid
  • Combine the baked oats and the chocolate mixture into the mixing bowl and mix until combined
  • Tip back into your baking tray and press down firmly with a spatula – sprinkle with the remaining cranberries and pistachios
  • Place in the freezer for 30 minutes – 1 hour, until they are set
  • Slice into bars and Enjoy!

Tip: Store these bars in the fridge when they are ready!

Festive Oat Bars
Festive Oat Bars
Festive Oat Bars

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Happy Cooking!

The Health Mix

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