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How to make breakfast bars

This recipe is handy for those people who don't like big breakfasts

Written by SpunOut | View this authors Twitter page and posted in health

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About this recipe

  • Servings: 6
  • Preparation time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking time: 25 minutes
  • Utensils needed: mixing bowl, baking tin


  • 150g jumbo oats 
  • 2 medium very ripe bananas  
  • 60g melted butter 
  • 60g cherries 
  • 60g cranberries 
  • 40g sunflower seeds  
  • 40g pumpkin seeds
Granola breakfast bars


  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C (fan 180°C, gas mark 6).
  2. In a bowl, mix together the oats, cherries, cranberries and seeds. Pour in the melted butter and mix in thoroughly to make sure the oats are well coated.
  3. On a separate plate, mash the bananas into a pulp with a fork, add to the oat mixture and mix well.
  4. Spread the mixture into a 30cm x 20cm tin.
  5. Bake in the oven for 20-25 minutes.
  6. Once cooked, transfer to a wire rack to cool, then cut into six bars.
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Published August 27th2015
Last updated May 24th2018
Tags recipes breakfast oats
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