These are a 5 minute effort that yield great rewards in the form of a delectably chewily satisfying treat.
While strictly speaking chocolatey, sugary treats shouldn’t feature in a ‘healthy’ lunchbox I’ve been shoving these in and justifying their inclusion with the fruit, nut and oats content. You will love them and your kids will too. Feel free to experiment with any nuts, fruit and seeds you may have in the cupboards and cut out the chocolate if you dare.
You will need:
125g brown sugar ( I used light muscovado)
3 tbsp golden syrup
225g porridge oats
100g mix of macadamia nuts and cranberries
100g chocolate chips
100g bar of chocolate (72% +)
Pre-heat the fan oven to 180C
Line a baking dish or tray
Melt the butter, sugar and syrup together in a saucepan over a medium heat
Take the saucepan off the heat and stir in the oats, fruit and nuts
When combined stir in the chocolate chips
Tip the mixture into the lined dish/tray and press down well with the back of a spoon so that it is very compacted together
Bake for 30 minutes
Remove and allow to cool in the dish/tray for ten minutes
Cut into squares while still in the tin and then pour over melted chocolate onto each square if using and leave to cool completely
‘Til next time, Sheila
3 thoughts on “Cranberry, Macadamia & Chocolate Chip Flapjacks”
They look very healthy to me.
Just made these…look delish, I spread them quite thickly with dark chocolate ..guilty pleasures. 😉