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Oat-So-Lovely Love Hearts

Photographed by Sean Mallia.

These heart shaped treats are completely nut-free and are sure to guarantee a smile or two. Perfect to pack into school lunch boxes or for kids to have as an afternoon treat.

*You will need a silicone ice-cube tray with heart shaped molds.

Oat-so-Lovely Love Hearts

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Serves: Makes 23 hearts Cooking Time: 40 mins

Ingredients

  • For the White hearts …
  • 2 cups oats
  • 1 tablespoon desiccated coconut
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 9 pitted medjool dates
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • Handful raw cacao nibs
  • For the Brown hearts …
  • +1 tablespoon raw cacao powder
  • + 1 teaspoon coconut oil
  • +1 tablespoon water

Instructions

1

Place the oats in a food processor until they reach flour like texture

2

Add the rest of the ingredients, except for the cacao nibs, and blend until dough is formed

3

Remove half of the mixture and fold in the cacao nibs

4

Roll into balls and press into heart shaped silicone molds

5

Add the rest of the ingredients and blend for a few more seconds

6

Roll into balls and press into heart shaped silicone molds

7

Place the tray into the freezer for 15 minutes

8

Remove and pop hearts out of the molds and into an airtight container and store in the fridge for up to a week.

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