Cereal bars

servings 12
40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 200g of porridge oats
  • 120ml of rapeseed oil
  • 7 tbsp of clear runny honey
  • 110g of dried apricots, roughly chopped
  • 25g of pumpkin seeds
  • 110g of pecan nuts, roughly chopped
  • 50g of flaked almonds

Method

1
Preheat the oven to 180°C/gas mark 4. Line a 24cm square baking tin with greaseproof paper and set aside
2
Place a pan over a medium heat. Add the rapeseed oil and the honey, stir until the honey is hot
  • 120ml of rapeseed oil
  • 7 tbsp of clear runny honey
3
Remove from the heat and add the oats, dried fruit, nuts and seeds, stirring well to ensure the ingredients are mixed
  • 200g of porridge oats
  • 25g of pumpkin seeds
  • 110g of pecan nuts, roughly chopped
  • 50g of flaked almonds
  • 110g of dried apricots, roughly chopped
4
Once mixed, make sure it's sticky enough to hold together by pressing in your hands, if not add a little more honey. Scoop the mixture into the lined baking tin, pressing down firmly
5
Bake in the oven for 20-25 minutes, or until the edges turn a golden brown colour
6
While still warm, score into 12 individual bars. Leave the cereal bars in the tin to cool completely, then serve or store in an airtight container for up to 3 days