Date Crunch Slice

A scrumptious slice that is easy and quick to make, a great little addition to the lunchbox.


  • 225g sweet biscuits crushed (gluten free)
  • 75g margarine (lactose free)
  • 2 tablespoons golden syrup
  • ½ cup dates finely chopped
  • 50g coconut
  • 75g sultanas
  • 150g Sweet William Original or Choc Chips


  1. Line an 18cm square shallow cake tin with baking paper ensuring that paper extends over sides.
  2. Put the biscuits in a plastic bag and crush roughly with a rolling pin.
  3. Gently heat the margarine and syrup in a small saucepan until the margarine has melted.
  4. Stir in the crushed biscuits, dates, coconut and sultanas and mix well.
  5. Spoon into the prepared tin, press flat with the back of a spoon and chill for one hour.
  6. Melt the chocolate in a heatproof microwave container – takes 2 minutes.
  7. Spoon over the mixture, spreading evenly with a knife.
  8. Chill until set.
  9. Lift out using the sides of the baking paper and peel away paper.
  10. Cut the date crunch slice into 24 pieces and arrange on a plate.