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Chunky pear & apricot flappers

Chunky pear & apricot flappers

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Makes 12

If your kids prefer other dried fruit to apricots and pears then it’s fine to substitute – try raisins, cranberries, blueberries or papaya.

Nutrition: nutrition per flapper
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal157
fat7g
saturates4g
carbs23g
sugars11g
fibre2g
protein2g
low insalt0.17g
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Ingredients

  • 100g golden syrup
  • 85g butter
  • 2 tbsp demerara sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 140g porridge oat (use rolled organic oats if you can, as they have bigger flakes)
  • 85g dried apricot , roughly chopped
  • 50g dried pear

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4. Gently heat the syrup, butter and sugar until the butter melts, then stir in the vanilla, oats, apricots and pears until well combined.

  • STEP 2

    Press the mixture into an 18cm-square non-stick brownie tin and bake for 25-30 mins until golden. Leave to cool for 10 mins, then mark into 12 bars and leave to cool completely before removing.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, September 2005

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