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Gluten free, Dairy free Vegan Pepita slice

Gluten Free/Dairy Free/Vegan Pepita Slice

Looking for a sweet, chocolatey treat to share with friends throughout the festive season? Stressing about baking something that’s delicious and dietary-friendly for your Christmas catch-up? The CountryPlace’s gluten free, dairy free, and vegan pepita slice is the delicious and guilt-free snack that you’ve been looking for. Enjoy!

Almonds                                                          2 Cups

Cashews                                                          2 Cups

Dates                                                               3 Cups

Coconut shredded                                           1 Cup

Sunflower seeds                                             1 Cup

Cocoa powder (ensure it’s dairy free)            1/2 Cup

Agave or rice malt syrup                                4 tablespoons

Coconut oil                                                      2/3 cups

Goji berries or dried cranberries                    1 Cup

Pepitas                                                            2 Cups

Cinnamon ground                                           1 Tsp


  1. Soak dates in warm water for 15mins or until soft.
  2. Blend almonds and cashews in processor until crumbled
  3. Add pepitas, sunflowers and coconut and pulse in processor.
  4. Tip into medium bowl with goji berries, cocoa, and cinnamon.
  5. Melt coconut oil and rice syrup together.
  6. Add dates to processor and process until smooth.
  7. Combine with oil, syrup and other ingredients in the bowl.
  8. Line 1 small deep tray 20cm by 20cm and press mix firmly to flatten
  9. Add weight to the top, and set for 4-6 hours or overnight.
  10. Slice and Serve

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