Looking for a Healthy Bars Recipe? Try My Fruit & Nut Cocoa Discs

healthy bars recipe

Have you been looking for a healthy bars recipe? This is my recipe for Fruit & Nut Cocoa Discs, which is one from my Tasty Tips for Kids Cooking Class. They make for a healthy, nutritious, dairy-free snack that kids will also enjoy helping to make, especially when you give them different shapes to cut out! 

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  • 1/4 cup roasted sunflower seeds
  • 1/4 cup roasted pumpkin seeds
  • 1/4 cup dried raisins or cranberries
  • ¼ cup desiccated coconut
  • 1 tbsp. cocoa powder
  • 1/3 cup barley malt or rice syrup


  1. Put all the dry ingredients in a bowl.
  2. Warm the syrup in a small saucepan.
  3. Stir syrup into the dry ingredients and mix well.
  4. Transfer to a cutting board. With wet hands press down into a square and allow to set in the fridge.
  5. Using a cookie cutter, cut into circles or shapes of your choosing.
  6. Store in a glass container.

macrovegan desserts

If you enjoyed this recipe you might also enjoy my MACROVegan Desserts Cooklets, my specially designed set of delicious guilt-free dessert recipes!

Who says you can’t have your cake and eat it? Not me. Welcome to the world of MACROVegan guilt free desserts! All the recipes you will find in this MACROVegan Desserts Cooklet have passed the test with discerning dessert aficionados. Most people are seekers of sugar. The ‘sweet’ taste receptor is right there on the tip of the tongue and cries out for satisfaction. I want to show you how to satisfy this craving with healthy treats.

These desserts use only natural organic ingredients and have great nutritional value. Some of the recipes are for every day enjoyment, such as the applesauce, the kanten or a few nuggets, others are for special occasions. The day to day recipes are doable even on a low budget.

The MACROVegan Desserts Cooklet is available to buy online here

Over to you now. Have you tried these Fruit & Oat Cocoa Discs? Tell us how you got on in the comments below. 

healthy bars recipe


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