Whether youre celebrating the holidays somewhere sunny like Florida or snowy like London, we all dream of that magical white Christmas so often seen on the big screen. So when the weather isnt cooperating, or you simply want a little extra white goodness in your celebrations, this recipe brought to you by our favorite traveling cook, Jacqueline, is sure to make the most wonderful time of the year even sweeter!

Recipe for White Christmas Dessert Bars


250g white chocolate melts

100g copha (a solidified form of coconut oil)

1 1/2 cups rice bubbles (puffed rice)

100g dried cranberries

100g roasted pistachios

100g roasted hazelnuts

1 cup (90g) desiccated coconut

1 teaspoon vanilla extract



Step 1:

Line a 30cm x 20cm (base) baking pan with baking paper. Melt the chocolate and copha in a heatproof bowl over a saucepan of simmering water (dont let the bowl touch the water). Mix the dry ingredients together and then fold in the white chocolate and copha. Pour mixture into the prepared pan, pressing down with a large metal spoon. Refrigerate for 4 hours or until set

Step 2:

Turn slice on to a chopping board. Using a knife that has been dipped in hot water, cut into squares. Serve.


This guest post was brought to you by Jacqueline Guglielmino, an expert cook and world traveler who shares her love of both with wit and charm on her blog.