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On-the-Go Granola Breakfast Bars

cook 30 mins
  • 75 g (3 oz) butter, plus extra for greasing
  • 75 ml (3 fl oz) clear honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 100 g (3 1/2 oz) ready-to-eat dried apricots, roughly chopped
  • 50 g (2 oz) ready-to-eat dried papaya or mango, roughly chopped
  • 50 g (2 oz) raisins
  • 4 tablespoons mixed seeds, such as pumpkin, sesame, sunflower
  • 50 g (2 oz) pecan nuts, roughly broken
  • 150 g (5 oz) porridge oats
  • Grease a shallow 20 cm (8 inch) square tin.
  • Place the butter and honey in a saucepan and bring to the boil, stirring continuously, until the mixture bubbles. Add the cinnamon, dried fruit, seeds and nuts, then stir and heat for 1 minute. Remove from the heat and add the oats. Stir well, then transfer to the prepared tin and press down well. Bake in a preheated oven, 190°C (375°F), Gas Mark 5, for 15 minutes until the top is just beginning to brown.
  • Leave to cool in the tin, then cut into 9 squares or bars to serve.
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