Recipe

Apricot choc-chip muesli bars

No need for store bought bars.

  • 30 mins cooking
  • Makes 15 Item
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Home made muesli bars are a great way to make sure that supposedly healthy treats actually are! Deliciously chewy, these muesli bars are nut free.
Store-bought muesli bars usually masquerade as a healthy school or work snack when in reality they are often full of sugar. But as a favourite lunchbox filler among the little ones, muesli bars aren't disappearing any time soon. So, homemade versions are the way to go. Here, we've gathered our favourite slices and bars. Opt for a fruity, sugar-free version for a healthier snack or indulge in a chocolate-y slice when you want to treat yourself. Enjoy!
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Ingredients

Apricot choc-chip muesli bars
  • 125 gram butter
  • 1/2 cup (100g) firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 1/4 cup (200g) rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup (40g) sunflower kernels
  • 1/4 cup (20g) desiccated coconut
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup (75g) chopped dried apricots
  • 2 tablespoon (40g) choc bits

Method

Apricot choc-chip muesli bars
  • 1
    Preheat the oven to moderately slow, 160°C. Grease a 20cm x 30cm lamington pan.
  • 2
    Combine the butter, sugar and honey in a medium pan; stir over a low heat until the sugar is dissolved.
  • 3
    Transfer butter mixture to a bowl, stir in the oats, sunflower kernels, coconut, cinnamon and apricots.
  • 4
    Press the mixture into the prepared pan; sprinkle with the choc bits. Bake in a moderately slow oven for about 30 minutes or until browned lightly.
  • 5
    Cut into 15 pieces while still warm; cool in pan.

Notes

This recipe can be made a week ahead. Suitable to freeze. Butter mixture suitable to microwave.

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