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Fruit, oat & seed bars

Fruit, oat & seed bars

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Makes 16

A tasty twist on flapjacks with a luscious
layer of apricots inside

Nutrition: per bar
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal244
fat14g
saturates6g
carbs28g
sugars17g
fibre2g
protein3g
low insalt0.18g
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Ingredients

  • 140g light muscovado sugar
  • 3 tbsp golden syrup
  • 140g butter
  • 250g rolled oats
  • 85g raisin or sultanas
  • 85g walnut pieces (or use your favourite nuts, roughly chopped)
  • 50g sesame or mixed seeds
  • 25g dried cranberry
  • 50g ready-to-eat apricot , finely chopped

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat oven to 160C/fan 140C/gas 3. Gently heat the sugar, golden syrup and butter in a pan until the sugar and butter have both melted. Stir the oats, raisins, walnuts, seeds and cranberries into the pan until coated in the butter.

  • STEP 2

    Spoon half the oaty mix into a traybake tin (23 x 23cm or thereabouts). Scatter the apricots over the top, then top with the remaining oat mix. Pack the mix down well and smooth with the back of a metal spoon. Bake for 35 mins or until dark golden. Leave to cool completely before cutting into 16 bars with a sharp knife.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, March 2009

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