High-fibre muesli bars

High-fibre muesli bars

Keep hunger pangs at bay with these satisfying, nut-free muesli bars. If you like, you can dress them up with a sprinkling of your favourite ingredients (see variations below).
Serves: 14
Time to make: 30 mins , plus 15 mins cooling
Hands-on time: 5 mins

Variations

Peanut butter
Add ¼ cup peanut butter with honey and oil in step two. Reduce the number of eggs to one in step three. Sprinkle mixture with 2 tablespoons chopped peanuts in step four before baking.
Per bar: 809kJ (194cal), 4.6g protein, 14.1g fat, 4.6g sat fat, 11.2g carbs, 6.1g sugars, 2.9g fibre, 9mg sodium, 22mg calcium, 1mg iron

Choc chip and orange
Add ¹⁄³ cup small dark choc chips and finely grated zest of one orange at the end of step three.
Per bar: 685kJ (164cal), 3.4g protein, 11.2g fat, 4.3g sat fat, 11.8g carbs, 6.9g sugars, 2.5g fibre, 14mg sodium, 21mg calcium, 1mg iron

Cranberry and white chocolate
Add ¹⁄³ cup dried cranberries with honey mixture in step three and drizzle with 30g melted white chocolate at the end of step four once cooled, but before cutting into bars.
Per bar: 740kJ (177cal), 3.4g protein, 11.4g fat, 4.5g sat fat, 14.5g carbs, 9.5g sugars, 2.6g fibre, 16mg sodium, 25mg calcium, 1mg iron

Birthday cake
Add ¹⁄³ cup chopped dried apricots with honey mixture in step three and sprinkle with 2 teaspoons rainbow sprinkles before baking in step four.
Per bar: 683kJ (164cal), 3.4g protein, 10.6g fat, 4g sat fat, 12.4g carbs, 7.5g sugars, 2.8g fibre, 15mg sodium, 23mg calcium, 1.1mg iron

Apple pie
Add ¹⁄³ cup diced dried apples and 1 teaspoon mixed spice with oats in step two.

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