Cinnamon berry granola bars

Cinnamon berry granola bars

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(55 ratings)

Prep: 15 mins Cook: 30 mins


Makes 12
These granola bars are great for lunchboxes, breakfast on the run or just with a cup of coffee

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per bar

  • kcal294
  • fat17g
  • saturates6g
  • carbs30g
  • sugars17g
  • fibre3g
  • protein6g
  • salt0.14g
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  • 100g butter, plus extra for greasing



    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

  • 200g porridge oats
  • 100g sunflower seeds
  • 50g sesame seeds
  • 50g chopped walnuts



    Walnuts are one of the most popular and versatile of all nuts. When picked young, they're…

  • 3 tbsp honey



    Honey is made by bees from the nectar they collect from flowers. Viscous and fragrant, it's…

  • 100g light muscovado sugar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 100g dried cranberries, cherries or blueberries, or a mix


  1. Heat oven to 160C/fan 140C/gas 3. Butter and line the base of a 18 x 25cm tin. Mix the oats, seeds and nuts in a roasting tin, then put in the oven for 5-10 mins to toast.

  2. Meanwhile, warm the butter, honey and sugar in a pan, stirring until butter is melted. Add the oat mix, cinnamon and dried fruit, then mix until all the oats are well coated. Tip into the tin, press down lightly, then bake for 30 mins. Cool in tin, then cut into 12 bars.

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25th May, 2012
These are gorgeous. I'm constantly making them as they get eaten so quickly. Using good quality oats makes a difference, and I agree that varying the fruit and nuts makes some lovely combinations. In response to it breaking, you do have to cut it whilst still warm as it 'shatters' if you try and cut it when cold x
12th May, 2012
These bars taste great. Took them hillwalking with us as a snack. Next time I would not put in as much sesame seeds but add pumpkin and other seeds. Reduce cooking time as they do go hard!!!
5th May, 2012
Just making these for the first time as a snack to refuel post my first 10k run tomorrow. They're still in the oven but they smell amazing already!
1st May, 2012
Really easy to make, and even better when you can adapt the ingredients so easily. Perfect for the lunchbox..and makes plenty too!
25th Apr, 2012
I too would leave out the cinnamon, but these have great potential. Mine turned out really crumbly and fell apart when I cut them after cooling - any tips?? Should I use all honey/no sugar? Also could I have made them too thin? Spread them into a normal tin.
10th Apr, 2012
Really nice recipe. Change the fruit, add dried strawberries, raisins, dried pineapple etc., anything goes as long as you don't change the wet ingredients to oats ratio. I added some coconut chips (ordered off the internet) but do watch them during the toasting process though as they burn easily. Also... toast the sesame seeds separately in a pan which gives them the characteristic nutty taste, they get lost in the mix otherwise and stay pale and sad! Saiga... make sure you press the mix really firmly into the pan with the back of a spoon and that should stop the bars falling apart, overcooking can also make them brittle. Yum
12th Mar, 2012
Great to taste !
18th Jan, 2012
Made these for the first time with my 5 year old. Did half cranberry/half dried strawberry mix and used some pumpkin seeds in the seed mix. They're great - good taste with a lovely crunchy texture & have held together well (my big worry with lots of seeds etc!). Yum yum
9th Jan, 2012
Excellent recipe for an energy snack to have at work that stops me reaching for the cake and biscuits! I did make one alteration, I love my chocolate, so I added 50g of dark chocolate crushed up and stirred it in to the warm mixture so it melted in. Absolutely made it for me!
7th Jan, 2012
Veeeeeerrrrrrry nice! Having it in my pack-up every day plus really easy to make.The granoala is very nice and sticky, I like sticky!But sometimes it is a bit crunchy and hard, but it is brilliant:)


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