Tropical granola bars

Three versions of this recipe are available to download including a standard recipe, a presentation and a step by step with photographs.

Ingredients

50g butter or soft spread

2 x 15ml spoon honey

100g sugar

150g jumbo oats

1x 5ml spoon cinnamon

40g pumpkin seeds

40g desiccated coconut

75g tropical dried fruit

Equipment

  • Try adding a different type of breakfast cereal, instead of oats.
  • Add 1 x 5ml spoon ginger or mixed spice to the oat mixture instead of cinnamon.
  • You could add a few chopped nuts.
  • Try adding half an apple or half a mashed banana instead of the tropical fruit and coconut.

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C or gas mark 4.
  2. Place the butter or baking fat, sugar and honey into a saucepan and gently heat until the butter or baking fat has melted.
  3. Stir in all the other ingredients.
  4. Pour the mixture into a non-stick (or lined) baking tin.
  5. Pat down the mixture in the baking tin.
  6. Bake for 20 minutes, until lightly browned.
  7. Remove from the oven and cut into ‘bars’ in the baking tin while hot.

Top tips:

  • Try adding a different type of breakfast cereal, instead of oats.
  • Add 1 x 5ml spoon ginger or mixed spice to the oat mixture instead of cinnamon.
  • You could add a few chopped nuts.
  • Try adding half an apple or half a mashed banana instead of the tropical fruit and coconut.

Food skills:

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Mix, Stir & Combine
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Melt, simmer and boil

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