Nut-free, Gluten-free Granola Bars
15 minutes
25 minutes
  • 3 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract/vanilla bean paste
  • 130 g gluten-free oats
  • 100 g dried apricots (unsulphured), chopped (other dried fruit like dates, raisins or cherries would also work well)
  • 50 g pumpkin seeds
  • 50 g sunflower seeds
  • 3 tbsp maple syrup (or agave, date syrup or honey)

Preheat the over to 180C/350F Grease and line a square baking tray (9" x 9") Mash the bananas in a large bowl Stir in the vanilla extract/paste Pulse the oats in a food processor until you have a mixture of fine and chunky oats Mix the oats with the mashed banana Add the dried fruit and seeds and stir well Mix in the maple syrup Tip the contents into the baking tray and press down well until compacted, smoothing down the top Bake in the oven for 25 minutes until golden on top Allow to cool on a wire rack, carefully remove the greaseproof paper and cut into about 12 bars Store in a airtight container, or wrap individually and freeze for later


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