APPLE PIE MUESLI BARS
PREP + COOK TIME 40 mins + cooling MAKES 16 bars
● 2½ cups puffed rice
● ½ cup dried apple, finely chopped
● 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
● ⅓ cup sunflower seeds
● ½ cup pumpkin seeds
● 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
● ¾ cup honey
● 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
● ½ teaspoon salt flakes
1 Preheat oven to 140°C. Grease a 20cm x 30cm rectangular slice pan; line base and long sides with baking paper,
extending paper 5cm over sides.
2 Combine puffed rice, apple, cinnamon and all the seeds in a bowl.
3 Place honey, vanilla and salt in a small saucepan over medium heat; cook, stirring, for 2 minutes or until mixture just comes to a simmer. Pour the honey mixture over the dry ingredients, and stir through until evenly coated.
4 Transfer mixture to pan; press down firmly with the back of a lightly oiled spoon. Bake for 25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool in pan until slice firms. Cut into 16 bars.
PER BAR Energy 114kcal, 480kj • Protein 2.2g • Total Fat 3g • Saturated Fat 0.5g • Carbohydrate 19.5g • Fibre 1g • Sodium 6.2mg • Sugar 15.8g
For a more fruity version, add ⅓ cup chopped sultanas in step 2.