Cranberry Bakewell Oat Bars

 
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Makes 12 bars

 Ingredients:

  • 90g rolled oats
  • 50g chopped nuts (of your choice)
  • 25g seeds (of your choice)
  • 25g dried cranberries
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 medium egg, beaten
  • 160ml milk
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp almond extract

Method

  1. Pre-heat your oven to 175C.
  2. Mix oats, nuts, seeds, cranberries and cinnamon together.
  3. In a separate bowl mix the beaten egg, milk, honey and almond extract together.
  4. Next mix the wet ingredients with the dry, and leave the oats to soak up the flavours for 10-20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  5. Spread the mixture evenly onto a 9” by 9” baking tray covered with greaseproof paper.
  6. Pop into the centre of the oven for around 35 minutes, until golden.
  7. Remove from the oven, leave to cool and then slice up into 12 pieces.
  8. Store in an airtight container and enjoy with a cuppa or out on a walk.

 

Dr Sally Norton, NHS weight loss consultant surgeon www.vavistalife.com


 
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