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

Print Recipe
Serves: Makes 23 hearts Cooking Time: 40 mins


  • 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



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


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


Remove half of the mixture and fold in the cacao nibs


Roll into balls and press into heart shaped silicone molds


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


Roll into balls and press into heart shaped silicone molds


Place the tray into the freezer for 15 minutes


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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