Cookalong Raspberry Coconut Crumble Bars with Amber

14 Days of Health & Wellness Day Two! Watch Fresh Start recipe developer Amber whip her healthy take on Louise Slice, these delicious Raspberry Coconut bars are the perfect healthier baking treat. Plus, learn how to make your own refined sugar free raspberry jam with a special ingredient – chia seeds!

Raspberry Coconut Crumble Bars

Servings 12
Cook Time 1 hr

Ingredients

Base

  • 2 Tbsp coconut oil, melted
  • 1 cup desiccated coconut
  • 1 cup ground almonds
  • ¼ cup coconut flour
  • 3 Tbsp maple syrup
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 Tbsp water

Chia jam

  • cups frozen raspberries
  • 3 Tbsp water
  • 4 Tbsp chia seeds
  • 3 Tbsp maple syrup

Topping

  • ½ cup coconut chips
  • 2 Tbsp ground almonds
  • ¼ cup desiccated coconut
  • 1 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 Tbsp coconut oil

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 180°C. Line a 20 x 30cm baking dish.
  • Melt coconut oil. Combine all base ingredients together in a medium bowl and mix well.
  • Press mixture evenly into baking dish with fingers and prick with a fork a few times.
  • Bake for 15 minutes, until edges are golden. Cool completely.
  • While base cooks, make chia jam. Combine all jam ingredients in a small pot on medium heat. Bring to a simmer, reduce heat to low and cook for about 4 minutes, stirring often, until thick. Remove from heat and cool.
  • Spread chia jam over baked base and return to oven to cook for about 10 minutes.
  • In a medium bowl, combine all topping ingredients together with your hands. Sprinkle over jam in an even layer. Return to oven to toast for 8-10 minutes, until golden.
  • Remove slice from oven and cool completely, before cutting into 12 bars. Keep in an airtight container in the fridge.
Calories: 198kcal
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