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Nut-Free Super-Seed Oat Bars

 These easy to make nut-free bars are loaded with oats, sunflower and pepita seeds are a healthy lunch box snack for the kids.

Prep time: 25

Cooking time: 25 minutes

Serves: 24

 

INGREDIENTS

  • 125g Fairy Cooking Margarine, chopped
  • 150g (2/3 cup) firmly packed brown sugar
  • 180g (2 cups) rolled oats
  • 75g (½ cup) self-raising flour
  • 160g (1 cup) pepita seeds
  • 105g (¾ cup) sunflower seeds
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla essence
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 50g dark chocolate, melted

 

 

METHOD

  1. Preheat oven to 160C (fan forced). Grease and line a 30cm x 20 cm slice tin with baking paper, leaving a 2cm overhang. Melt the Fairy Cooking Margarine in microwave on high or in a saucepan until fully melted.
  2. In a large bowl combine the sugar, oats, flour, seeds and cinnamon. Add the vanilla, egg and melted Fairy Cooking Margarine and combine well. Press the mixture into the tin.
  3. Bake for 25 minutes, or until golden brown and firm. Cool completely in the tin. Remove from the tin and drizzle with the melted chocolate and set for 10 minutes in the fridge. Slice into 24 bars to serve.

Tip: These bars will keep for up to 1 week in an airtight container.

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