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!
Prep Time: 10 mins
Freezer Time: 1 hr
Total Time: 1 hr 10 mins
Serves: 16
Course: Dessert, Snack, Treat
Cuisine: International
Diet: Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Dietary Requirements: Dairy-Free, Pescatarian, Vegetarian


  • 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


  • 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.


These bars can be kept in the fridge for up to three weeks or in the freezer for up to two months.
Nutrition Facts
No Bake Christmas Slice
Amount Per Serving
Calories 157 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Sodium 76mg3%
Potassium 204mg6%
Carbohydrates 14g5%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 25IU1%
Vitamin B3 1mg5%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Vitamin K 2µg2%
Calcium 32mg3%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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