Recipe: Healthy No Bake Muesli Bars
With the combination of dried fruit, nuts, seeds and oats these bars offer plenty of dietary fibre , protein, carbohydrate, healthy fats, vitamins, minerals and a delicious taste too. They are simple and quick, a great activity for the family to make.
- 1 cup pitted dates
- ¼ cup peanut butter- smooth
- ¼ cup honey
- ½ cup rolled oats
- ½ cup dried Australian peaches (or apricots)
- ¼ cup sultanas
- 1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste
- ¼ cup mix of sunflower and pepita seeds
- 2 tablespoons of dark chocolate bits
- ½ cup roasted almonds
- ½ cup walnuts
- ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
- Line a 20cm square cake tin with baking paper.
- In a food processor blend the dates until they form a ball. Transfer to a bowl
- Add the almonds to the food processor and briefly blend to chop roughly, add in the walnuts briefly and blend until just chopped.
- In a saucepan over medium heat blend together the peanut butter, honey and vanilla bean paste. Add this mixture to the dates and mix.
- Add in the nuts, dried fruit, cinnamon, rolled oats, chocolate bits and seeds.
- Mix until all combined.
- Transfer to the baking tin and press evenly. Freeze for 30 minutes or until slicable.
- Cut into 16 squares or 12 rectangle bars. Store in the fridge.