- 1/3 cup chia seeds
- 1 cup walnuts
- 125g dried apple
- 1/2 cup sultanas
- 1/2 cup shredded coconut, plus extra to garnish
- 1/2 cup rolled oats
- 1/4 cup organic cacao powder
- 1/3 cup pumpkin seeds
- 125g fresh pitted dates (dried dated work also)
- 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted
- 2 tbs maple syrup
Place 1tbs chia seeds into a small bowl with 2tbs water. Set aside for 5 minutes until thickened. Line an 18cm by 28cm slice pan with baking paper.
Meanwhile, process walnuts, dried apple, sultanas, coconut, oats and cacao in a processor until finely chopped. Add pumpkin seeds and pulse to combine. Transfer to a large bowl and set aside.
Add dates to processor with soaked chia, coconut oil and maple syrup. Process until it basically forms a paste. Return half of the walnut mixture to processor and process to combine. Transfer to bowl with remaining mixture and stir.
Press Mixture evenly into pan and top with the extra coconut. Chill for at least 2 hours to firm. Cut into bars or fingers to serve. These bars can be kept in an airtight container in the fridge for up to two weeks, can also be frozen and eaten frozen! Kids love them!!!