Breakfast-date-bars

Breakfast date bars

Chewy fruit and nut bars are a great start to the day and good for on-the-go snacking too

By , 25 January 2018

(14 votes)

Breakfast date bars
  • Cook: 10 Mins
    plus chilling

  • Serves: 12

  • Price: 20p per serving

Nutritional Info
Each 48g serving contains
  • Energy

    852KJ

    204KCAL

    10%
  • Fat

    8.6g

    high

    12%
  • Saturates

    9.1g

    high

    46%
  • Sugars

    10.4g

    med

    12%
  • Salt

    0.10g

    low

    2%
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 1774kJ/424kcal.
Ingredients
  • 200g Eat Me Pitted Dates
  • 75g almonds
  • 75g no added sugar crunchy peanut butter
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 25g chia seeds
  • 200g porridge oats
Method
  • Put the dates into a bowl and cover with boiling water. Leave to sit for 5 mins, or until the dates have softened.

  • Put the almonds in a food processor and pulse until roughly chopped. Drain the dates and add to the food processor along with the peanut butter and cinnamon. Pulse until sticky and combined, adding a splash of water if needed.

  • Tip in the chia seeds and porridge oats, pulsing a few times until thoroughly coated.

  • Scoop the mixture into a lined, square 21cm tin and press down gently with the back of a spoon to smooth.

  • Cover and chill in the fridge for at least 30 mins or overnight, before cutting into 12 bars.

  • Store in an airtight container in a cool place for up to a week.