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  • Makes 10
  • 45 minutes
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 10 Ingredients

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A more yummy and healthy version to store bought school foods!


Ingredients (makes 10 bars)

  • 1/2 cup Sunflower oil
  • 1/2 cup Honey
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 2 Cups Whole Wheat Pastry Flour (or Plain)
  • 1 Cup Oats
  • 1/2 cup Desicated Coconut
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 small punnet strawberries

Method

  1. To make pastry. whisk together the oil and honey. Then add the egg and vanilla and whisk well. Add on top the flour, oats, coconut, salt and baking powder and mix well unitl a dough forms.
  2. In saucepan, add cut and washed strawberries with 1 tbsp. of water and slowly bring to a medium heat. Using a wooden spoon, help the strawberries to soften and break down. Pour into blender and give a good blitz. NOTE: If you want the berry mix thicker, add 1/2 tbsp. of corn flour to drop of water to make a liquid and pour berry mix back into saucepan and add the corn flour mix and stir over low heat to thicken.
  3. Roll out dough on a floured surface. Cut into 3x3 inch squares. Spoon some berry mix onto one side of dough and then fold other half over and pinch to seal. Place on lined baking tray. Bake for 15min on 180. Don't worry if they look like they are breaking on top, once cooled they will go hard, and cracks will close up a little.

Notes

Substitutions can be made. Use coconut oil instead of sunflower oil. Could also use any fruit you want for the inside, such as mixed berries, apple or banana.

  • I have never baked there before but they sound great thanks

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  • Such a yummy recipe,love it!

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  • Strawberry cereal bars – yummy way to start the say.

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  • yummy! Id rather make my childrens food then buy store bought…who knows what’s really in them

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  • This looks yummy! Thanks for sharing.

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  • Love knowing what’s in them vs. a packaged supermarket version

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  • yeah this is such a great treat for the school lunch box

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  • this looks really good! thanks

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  • Think I might try these with blueberries, since my kids are obsessed with them at the moment!

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  • Much better than store bought. Thanks

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  • these look fantastic, great for picnics, lunch snacks, thanks for sharing

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  • Homemade bars, I really like this.

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  • These sound like the perfect lunchbox treat!

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  • This looks like a good lunch box treat!

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  • Who couldn’t resist making these. If I hadn’t of used all the honey the other night I would be trying them now.
    Q. Could you use jam if strawberries were not available?

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