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Date and apricot cereal bars

Date and Apricot Cereal Bars Header Date and apricot cereal bars

Serves: Makes 12 small bars
Allergy Information
: Soya free, Egg free, Wheat free, Gluten free, Nut free
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 12-15 minutes


  • 50g oats (or you can use gluten free oats, buckwheat flakes, amaranth flakes, quinoa flakes or millet flakes)
  • 100g dried apricots, finely chopped
  • 150g pitted dates, finely chopped
  • 1 rounded teaspoon peanut or almond butter (optional)


Step 1

Preheat oven to 180°C/fan 160°C/Gas 4.

Step 2

Put all the ingredients into a bowl and mix well, then blend together using clean hands until it forms a paste and all the ingredients are evenly mixed.

Step 3

Press the mixture evenly onto baking tray lined with baking paper to make a 13–14cm square.

Step 4

Cook the bars for 12–15 minutes until golden.

Step 5

Remove from the oven and cut into six one way and two the other to make 12 bars.

Step 6

Leave to cool and serve.

Nutritional Information

Per bar
Energy Protein Carbohydrates Fat Iron Calcium Sodium
71 kcal 1g 15g 1g 0.75mg 19mg 10mg


  • Stores well in an airtight tin for up to a week and can be enjoyed by all the family.
  • Serve with Strawberry smoothie for a healthy balanced breakfast or snack.

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