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How to  make a peppermint paleo slice

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  • Author: Samantha Gowing
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: Makes about 16-20 pieces
  • Diet: Gluten Free


3/4 cup currants
3/4 cup dried apricots
3/4 cup hazelnuts
3/4 cup Brazil nuts
3/4 cup sunflower seeds
3/4 cup cacao
3/4 cup shredded coconut
2 teaspoons vanilla
3 drops peppermint oil (food grade)
2 teaspoons maple syrup
3/4 cup coconut oil, melted -extra for greasing
2 tablespoons goji berries for topping
Extra coconut for topping


  1. Line a 20cm x 20cm square cake tin with baking paper. Brush with coconut oil.
  2. In a food processor, blitz currants, apricots nut and seeds until they resemble coarse breadcrumbs. Transfer to a lrge mixing bowl.
  3. Add cacao, ½ cup shredded coconut, vanilla, peppermint and maple Fold through melted coconut oil. Press into the lined tin, scatter extra shredded coconut and goji berries on top.
  4. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours to allow to set. Turn out onto a board when firm and cut into squares. Keep refrigerated and use within 5 days.



Substitute the nuts, dried fruit and seeds for whatever you have in your pantry and just use more vanilla or maybe lemon essence or zest if you have no peppermint oil. This is the ultimate raw and Paleo treat – no cooking required.

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Category: Treats
  • Cuisine: Paleo

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