IMG_0168Flapjack bars are a good snack to be had anytime of the day.

Preparation time: 30 minutes

This recipes makes about 24 small bars.


300g jumbo oats
A pinch of fine sea salt
165g butter, cut into big cubes
100g golden syrup
100g soft light brown sugar
50g chopped whole almonds
180g stoned chopped prunes


  1. Preheat the oven to 180C (fan oven).
  2. Line a baking tray with baking paper.
  3. Mix the oats and salt in a large bowl.
  4. Taken the butter, golden syrup and light brown sugar into a heavy-based saucepan, and melt together over a low heat, stirring constantly.
  5. Once melted, pour into the bowl of oats and stir together, making sure all the oats are coated in butter mix.
  6. Stir in the prunes and almonds.
  7. Spread evenly over the prepared baking tray and press down firmly, then bake for 20 minutes until golden brown.
  8. Leave to cool for a couple of hours, marking into squares after 30 minutes and just before it gets completely cold, cut into squares.
Flapjack bars

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