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Ultimate healthy flapjacks

  • Makes 12

Packed with fruit, seeds, honey and pistachios, these flapjacks can become gluten-free with one simple swap

flapjacks

These sweet and fruity flapjacks make a healthy on-the-go breakfast or an energising snack at any time in the day when you’re in need of a pick-me-up. Plus, it can easily become gluten-free – simply swap the oats for gluten-free oats.

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Ingredients

  • Ripe banana 1
  • Coconut oil 2 tbsp
  • Tahini 3 tbsp
  • Runny honey 60g
  • Ground cinnamon 1 tsp
  • Mixed seeds 45g, (such as pumpkin, sesame and sunflower)
  • Rolled oats 100g, (use gluten-free oats to make recipe gluten-free)
  • Sour cherries Q 50g
  • Chia seeds 2 tbsp
  • Pistachios 50g
  • Pinch of salt

Method

  • Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 200°C/180°C Fan/ Gas Mark 6.

  • Step 2

    Mash the banana with a fork until it becomes a smooth paste.

  • Step 3

    Melt the coconut oil over a low heat. Remove from the heat and add the tahini and honey.

  • Step 4

    Mix the dry ingredients in a bowl, plus a pinch of salt. Add the banana paste and honey mixture. Stir everything together until it is combined.

  • Step 5

    Press into a 16 x 16cm tin, lined with baking paper. Bake for 25 mins, or until firm and golden.

  • Step 6

    Leave to cool in the tin before slicing the baked mixture into flapjack bars.

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