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Gluten Free Coconut Chocolate Cherry Squares

With exotic flavours of coconut, chocolate and cherries this is the queen of gluten free squares. Making this a lip smacking gluten free dessert with a delicious taste and texture

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Instructions

  • 1. FOR THE CRUST
  • 2. Pulse all the ingredients together until they bind together. If you do not have a food processor you can use a hand held mixer
  • 3. Press into an 8 x 8-inch baking dish lined with parchment paper and bake at 350 F for 12 minutes
  • 4. FOR THE FILLING
  • 5. Add cherries into a small saucepan
  • 6. Whisk together water, cornstarch and maple syrup and add to the cherries. Cook on medium heat for about 5 minutes or until the sauce thickens. Remove from the heat and stir in chocolate chips until they are melted
  • 7. FOR THE TOPPING
  • 8. Pulse almond flour, coconut oil, maple syrup and salt until creamy
  • 9. Pulse in pecans and coconut leaving them coarse. Again if you do not have a food processor use a hand held mixer and chop the pecans into small pieces
  • 10. Spread cherry filling over the crust and sprinkle with topping
  • 11. Bake at 350 F for 15 minutes, cool and then refrigerate for 4 hours
  • 12. Serve cold
  • 13. Note: this dessert will keep for 5 days when refrigerated