Chocolate Granola Bars

These went down so well with my kids and also their friends so i always know if other kids like it then i’m usually onto a winner!…so thought i would share this easy recipe for you here! Hope you like it too!

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Start by whizzing up your oats and seeds in a small food processor until almost flour like and then tip into a bowl…

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Then simply add the remaining ingredients and mix well.

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You then want to tip the mixture into a lined baking tray and then press the mixture down with the back of a large spoon or place some greaseproof paper on top and flatten with your hand…it needs to be around 1 1/2 cm thick….for this amount of mixture you probably want a tin which is around 20cm x 15cm..

Now it’s time to pop this into a preheated oven at 160C for 15 mins or until slightly browned..remove from the oven and allow to cool completely..

 

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Once cooled cover the top with melted chocolate and then pop into the fridge to firm up before cutting into bars and eating!!!!

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So to recap here’s what you’ll need:

  • 1 cup oats blitzed into flour
  • 1/4 cup sunflower seeds and pumpkin – whizzed with oat flour
  • 1 cup oats
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1/4 cup butter – melted
  • 1 tbsp flax

Chocolate – I used a lindt bunny which is 200g or use an alternative chocolate. Pop into a microwaveable dish and zap in the microwave in 10 second bursts until melted.

What you need to do:

  • Preheat the oven to 160C
  • Line a baking tray with greaseproof paper. The tray should be around 20cm x 15m.
  • Whizz one cup of oats with the sunflower and pumpkin seeds in a small food processor…then pour this into a bowl…
  • Now simply add the remaining ingredients and mix thoroughly.
  • Tip the mixture into the tray and then press down really firmly with the back of a spoon to compact the mixture or place a piece of greaseproof paper over the top and flatten down with your hand. Compress it as much as you can.
  • The mix should be around 1 1/2 – 2 cm thick
  • Place this into a preheated oven at 160C for 15 mins.
  • Now remove and allow to cool fully before drizzling your melted chocolate over the top.
  •  Now pop into the fridge to set.
  • Slice into bars and devour!!!

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