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This super easy to make granola bar is a healthy snack (and tasty treat!) chock-full of nutrients that will keep you going all day long.

Ingredients  

  • ½ cup dried apricot
  • 2 tbsp liquid honey (alternatively use maple syrup or agave for vegan option)
  • 1 1/3 oz butter
  • ½ cup almonds
  • ¼ cup walnuts
  • ½ cup dried cranberries
  • ¾ cup rolled oats
  • 1 tbsp finely grated lemon zest

Instructions 

  • Place the apricots in a bowl with boiling water and leave to soak for at least 2 hours, then puree in a blender or food processor.
  • Preheat the oven to 356ºF (180ºC ) Toast almonds, walnuts and oats in a oven for 15 minutes.
  • In a small saucepan melt the butter and honey over a medium heat.
  • Place the toasted almonds, walnuts and oats in a food processor and pulse until the nuts are loosely chopped. Place the apricot puree, cranberries, lemon zest,oats, nuts and butter-honey mixture in a bowl and mix well. Line baking tin (8×4 in) or other small pan with plastic wrap. Tip the mixture into the lined tin, spread out in a even layer. Cover with plastic wrap, and let set in fridge for 2 hours minimum or overnight.
  • Remove bars from tin and cut into 6 bars. Store in air-tight container for up to six days.
Prep 20 mins
Makes 6 servings