Prep time: 10 minutes - Cook time: 12-15 minutes - Serves: Makes 12 small bars

Date and apricot cereal bars

This dish is: Soya Free • Egg Free • Wheat Free • Gluten Free • Nut Free

Each portion contains:

Nutrition value Amount
Energy 71kcal
Fat 1g
Calcium 19mg
Carbohydrates 15g
Salt 10mg
Iron 0.7mg
Protein 1g

 Tips

  • 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.

Ingredients

  • 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)

This dish is: Soya Free • Egg Free • Wheat Free • Gluten Free • Nut Free

 

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Method

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C/fan 160°C/Gas 4.
  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.
  3. Press the mixture evenly onto baking tray lined with baking paper to make a 13–14cm square.
  4. Cook the bars for 12–15 minutes until golden.
  5. Remove from the oven and cut into six one way and two the other to make 12 bars.
  6. Leave to cool and serve.

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