Healthy & delicious nut-free muesli bars that are perfect for school lunch boxes! Make your own variations by mixing and matching your favourite dried fruit. 

Nut-Free Muesli Bars - Conventional Method

Healthy & delicious nut-free muesli bars that are perfect for school lunch boxes! Make your own combinations by mixing and matching your favourite dried fruit. 
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Course: healthy snacks, lunch box recipe, muesli bars
Cuisine: Snacks
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 16 pieces
Calories: 287

Equipment

  • Mircowave (or stovetop)
  • Oven

Ingredients

  • 125 g butter
  • 1/2 cup (170g) honey
  • 1/3 cup (70g) brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup (110g) rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup (45g) desiccated coconut
  • 1/3 cup (50g) plain flour
  • 1 cup dried fruit chopped apricots, sultanas, raisins etc
  • 1 cup (25g) puffed rice rice bubbles or similar

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 160 degrees celsius (fan-forced). Grease and line a 28cm X 20cm rectangular slice tin with baking paper. 
  • Place the butter, honey and brown sugar into a microwave-safe bowl. Heat on 50% power until just melted and stir together (stir every 30 seconds. 
  • Add the cinnamon, vanilla extract and salt and mix together well. 
  • Add the rolled oats, coconut, plain flour, dried fruit and puffed rice. Mix together. 
  • Pour the mixture into the prepared tray and press down firmly and evenly. 
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes or until just golden. Allow to cool completely before cutting into slices. 

Notes

Watch this slice closely in the oven - it can go from undercooked to overcooked very quickly.

Nutrition

Calories: 287kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 135mg | Potassium: 143mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 195IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 5.9mg