Best ever flapjack recipes

Bake all kinds of delicious flapjacks with our easy recipes. Get creative by adding dried fruit, nuts, chocolate, or even a lemon drizzle glaze.

Anyone can turn a bowl of humble oats into something magical just with butter and a drizzle of golden syrup, but by adding a few other choice ingredients, you can take flapjacks to the next level. They're perfect for bake sales, coffee mornings or simply an afternoon pick-me-up. 

Our sensational traybakes are so versatile, the possibilities are endless. Whether you fancy layers of caramel and chocolate, spicy ginger or a traditional take, we have the perfect recipe. 

For even more oaty ideas, check out our flapjack recipe collection. Want a helpful step-by-step guide on how to make the perfect flapjacks? Check out our video demonstrating two terrific recipes. 
 

1. Yummy golden syrup flapjacks

Flapjacks with cups of tea
You're just four ingredients and 30 minutes away from spectacular yummy golden syrup flapjacks. This classic recipe is so adaptable, you can customise it with chocolate drops, desiccated coconut, sultanas or almost anything you like. Beautifully buttery, we guarantee they'll disappear in seconds. 
 

2. Sticky plum flapjack bars

Flapjacks with plums
This recipe is so simple, kids can get involved with the weighing, mixing and measuring. Our sticky plum flapjack bars with mixed spice are the perfect autumnal treat. Use up a glut of plump fruit and indulge. Serve with cream, custard, ice cream or pack one into your lunchbox for a midday pick-me-up. 
 

3. Chocolate & caramel flapjacks

Chocolate and caramel flapjack squares
Try a different take on millionaire's shortbread with our chocolate & caramel flapjacks. These easy sticky desserts are perfect bake sale material, or make a few to box up for a handmade edible gift. If you're a chocolate fan, these are a must-try. They're best made a day in advance to give the caramel time to set overnight.
 

4. Apricot, honey & pistachio flapjacks

Apricot and pistachio flapjacks
Spend just five minutes in the kitchen mixing up a batch of our apricot, honey & pistachio flapjacks. These sophistiated squares use just six ingredients, including crunchy nuts and chewy dried apricots for extra texture. Resist diving into your dessert until it's fully cooled to make sure your slices stay whole. Try experimenting with different fruit and nut combinations to find your favourite. 
 

5. Ginger flapjacks

Flapjacks with ginger icing
Our ginger flapjacks are a little something special. Delicately flavoured with coconut and topped with a punchy layer of ginger, these are the ideal accompaniment to your afternoon cuppa. We use both ground and crystallised ginger to get a suitably spicy icing that balances the sweetness of the flapjack. 
 

6. Coffee & walnut flapjacks

Flapjacks sliced with buttercream and walnuts
Coffee isn't just for cake! Try our decadent coffee & walnut flapjacks for a grown-up treat that's sure to please. Give this classic flavour combo a twist with a dense, sticky flapjack base and buttery icing. A shot of espresso in the oat mix adds an extra level of flavour. Top each square with a whole walnut for a professional finish. 
 

7. Blueberry & macadamia flapjacks

Flapjacks with blueberries and icing
Our blueberry & macadamia flapjacks are the perfect zesty summer recipe to satisfy your sweet tooth. A drizzle of white chocolate makes these chunky bites a picture-perfect treat and it offsets the tart blueberries. These rich squares are too good to miss. You can use a pack of frozen berries for a budget-friendly take.
 

8. Chocolate orange flapjacks

Chocolate flapjacks sliced in pan
Use rich dark chocolate and light orange to make these fab flapjacks. Adding both the zest and the juice ensures a stronger, zingy flavour and a better consistency. Our chocolate orange flapjacks are a great weekend bake to enjoy with coffee at leisure. These chewy beauties are a surefire crowd-pleaser. 
 

9. Lemon drizzle flapjacks

Flapjack sliced on board with icing
If you're partial to a slice of lemon drizzle cake, you'll love our lemon drizzle flapjacks. This simple flapjack is the dessert mash-up of our dreams and you can make it in just two steps. The sharp lemon curd icing pairs perfectly with the sweet oaty base. Ideal for slicing and sharing with friends at an afternoon tea. 

Watch our video and learn how to make our next level lemon drizzle flapjacks.
 

10. Feelgood flapjacks

Flapjacks with nuts and apricots
Our feelgood flapjacks use honey for sweetness and mashed banana and apple to bind everything together, so you can cut down on fat and refined sugar. These fruity bakes are packed full of texture and flavour. Add a teaspoon of cinnamon and a grating of orange zest for some extra spice and citrus flavour. They'll be demolished in minutes.
 

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