No Bake Crunchy Slice

No Bake Crunchy Lunchbox Slice

5 minutes to make, healthy, pantry ingredients, lunchbox friendly and kid tested and approved - there is a lot to love in this simple recipe. We recommend the kids helping with this one. You can double the batch once you have approval from your customers!

5 minutes prep time, 12 slices.


  • Shallow pan, greased and lined with baking paper
  • Food processor
  • Bowl and spatula
  • Fridge space


  • 1 cup desiccated coconut
  • 1 cup dried dates
  • 1 cup corn flakes
  • 1 1/4 cups Bran or Oat Flake based cereal such as Sultana Bran, the Be Natural range or Kellogg's Oat or Bran Flakes. 
  • One tablespoon cocoa
  • 30g melted butter.


  1. Blend the coconut and dates in the blender for atleast 5 minutes. This creates an oil from the coconut that binds the ingredients once chilled.
  2. Add flakes to the bowl and crunch up with your hands. This is a great step for kids to help with in measuring and crunching. 
  3. Add cocoa to the flakes and mix through.
  4. Add the coconut and dates to the flakes and mix.
  5. Add butter and mix, then put the mixture into the pan and press down with the spatula.
  6. Put into the fridge and cut into slices once hard. Should make atleast 12 slices.