Coconut, oat and chia muesli bars
1⁄ 3 cup ( 80ml) coconut oil
2⁄ 3 cup ( 240g) honey
¼ cup ( 45g) brown sugar
2 cups ( 180g) rolled oats
1 cup ( 75g) shredded coconut
1 cup ( 160g) natural almonds, chopped
¼ cup ( 45g) black chia seeds
½ cup ( 75g) pitted dried dates, finely chopped
½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
Preheat oven to 180C. Place the coconut oil, honey and sugar in a small saucepan over low heat and cook, stirring, for 3– 4 minutes or until melted and combined.
Pour into a large bowl and add the oats, coconut, almonds, chia seeds, dates and cinnamon and mix well to combine.
Spoon into a lightly greased 20cm x 30cm slice tin lined with non- stick baking paper. Flatten the mixture using the back of a spoon. Bake for 25 minutes or until dark golden.
Set aside to cool completely. Lift the slice from the tin and cut into bars to serve. Makes 14 bars.
+ Store the bars in an airtight container for up to a week.