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FRUITY GRANOLA BARS

FRUITY GRANOLA BARS
Jodi Harris

FRUITY GRANOLA BARS – My Little Food Critic

SUITABLE FROM 18 MONTHS

PREPARE 10 MINS / DEHYDRATE 4 HOURS AT 45°C

MAKES 10 – 12 GRANOLA BARS 

These flavoursome and fruity bars are a healthy, great for ‘on-the-go’ snack for all the family to enjoy.

INGREDIENTS

1/2 cup/100g unsulphured dried apricots

1/4 cup/60ml hot water

2 cups/180g rolled oats

1/4 cup/60g desiccated coconut

1/2 cup/75g finely chopped nuts (any of choice)

1 tsp vanilla

2 tbsp almond butter

1/4 cup/60ml apple sauce

1 tbsp honey (optional)

Optional Melted chocolate for drizzling

INSTRUCTIONS

Add the dried apricots and hot water to the Babycook® Neo (or a blender) and pulse until combined to a paste.

Add the oats, coconut and mixed nuts to a large bowl.

Stir to combine.

Then add the vanilla, apricot paste, almond butter, honey (if using)and apple sauce.

Stir to combine, until the mixture forms a dough.

Line 1 mesh dehydrator tray with a non-stick sheet or parchment paper.

Use your hands to press the mixture onto the tray in a rectangular shape about 3/4 inch thick.

Dehydrate for 4 hours at 45°C.

Once dehydrated slice into bars.

If you would like you can drizzle with some melted chocolate.

These can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for 7 days.

NUTRIFACTS

Dried apricots are high in vitamin A and iron.

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