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Fruit and nut energy bars

Swap sugary cereal bars for our oaty, nutty, fruity pick-me-ups. Gluten-free and a high source of fibre, they're perfect for school, or work snacks.

Serves 16

Prep Time 10 min

Cooking Time 35 min


  • 75g mixed nuts, roughly chopped
  • 50g mixed seeds
  • 175g gluten-free porridge oats
  • 90g dried fruit, roughly chopped
  • 150g gluten-free mixed nut butter
  • 2tbsp golden syrup
  • 1 egg, plus 1 egg white, lightly beaten


  1. Heat the oven to 160°C/fan 140°C/gas 3. Line a 20cm square baking tin with baking paper.
  2. Spread the nuts and seeds over the prepared baking tray. Bake for 6–8 min until they’re just golden.
  3. Combine the oats and toasted nuts and seeds in a mixing bowl with the dried fruit. Make a well in the centre, then add the nut butter, golden syrup, egg and egg white. Mix together until all the ingredients are well moistened.
  4. Using a wet hand, gently press the mixture into the prepared baking tin, then bake for 20–25 min. Cool completely in the tin on a wire rack, then remove from the tin and cut into 16 bars.

Tip: Store the bars in an airtight container for up to a week.

Nutrition per serving

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178 6.3g 9.6g 1.5g 2.5g 7.3g 0.1g 34mg 15.3g 1.2mg

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