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Date & Coconut Slice

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Date & Coconut Slice
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Budget recipes;  Christmas recipes;  Coconut recipes;  Dates recipes;  Kids recipes;  Kids Party recipes;  Low GI recipes;  Make Ahead recipes;  Party recipes;  Party Food recipes;  Slices recipes 

Description

This slice is a great healthy option for afternoon tea.

Time

Time 15 min | Chill 4 hr

Serves

24

Ingredients

  • 1 cup desiccated coconut
  • 250g Nuttelex Original spread
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 500g dates, chopped
  • 18 digestive biscuits, broken into pieces

Method


  1. Line the base and 2 long sides of a 16 x 26cm lamington pan. Sprinkle with coconut, spreading evenly.
  2. In a medium saucepan, melt Nuttelex and sugar. Add vanilla and dates and cook until soft, about 5 min. Remove from the heat and let cool for a few min. Add biscuits and mix well.
  3. Pour the mix into the prepared tray. Flatten with a wet spatula. Chill until set. Turn onto a wooden board, cut into small squares to serve. Sprinkle with extra coconut if desired.

GI 50

Source: that's life! TEST KITCHEN
Photo: RICHARD WHITBREAD

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