Apricot Flapjacks


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An easy, reduced-fat & economical alternative to shop-bought cereal bars

Makes 12-16 bars
20-30 minutes total: 10 minutes preparation, 10-20 minutes baking
No nuts
No sesame
Reduced fat
Reduced sugar

200g/7oz porridge oats
2 tbsp golden syrup - or use 3 tbsp agave syrup
1 tbsp vegan margarine (eg Pure, Suma, Vitaquell, Biona)
1 tbsp light brown sugar
10 dried apricots, chopped quite small


1. Melt the syrup, sugar and margarine together in a pan over a gentle heat

2. When thoroughly melted, mix in the oats and apricots and press the mixture into an oiled cake tin - an 8 inch square tin does well

3. Bake in the oven for 10-20 minutes at 190C/380F/Gas Mark 5 or until just beginning to brown

4. Cut lines into the 'cake' while still warm. Cool and break into bars

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Tasty and easy to make. Add


Tasty and easy to make. Add cinnamon or ginger for an extra flavour.


Made these this morning- I had some fresh figs so a few went in it too, it was lovely. I gave it to my kids warm for breakfast. Thanks for sharing!

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