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Apple and Cinnamon Oat Bars

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These apple cinnamon oat bars are the perfect ‘on the go’ breakfast bar! Quick and easy to make, you’ll never need to miss out on the most important meal of the day again. Read on for the easy step by step picture recipe…

Apple & Cinnamon Oat Bars

So Christmas has gone, New Years is over and it’s back to the grind. Boooooo!! Oh well. At least our breakfast doesn’t have to suffer! These lovely, chewy apple and cinnamon oat bars are perfect for when you’re constantly on the go. Never say no to breakfast again! It is the most important meal of the day after all.

A healthy homemade breakfast is always going to be best. Just like my easy homemade granola recipe, you can make these apple cinnamon oat bars in advance to spare yourself the extra morning stress!

Wake up knowing your breakfast is already sorted and you’re already on the right road to the best start for the day!

Apple Cinnamon Oat Bars – Step by Step Picture Recipe

Here is what you will need to make 9 bars.

Ingredients

  • 290g Ready/Quick Porridge Oats
  • 2 tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 150g Dried Apple Pieces
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 115g Unsalted Butter
  • 100g Light Brown Sugar
  • 60ml (75g) Golden Syrup
  • 60ml Semi Skimmed Milk
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract

Essential equipment

  • 20 x 20cm (8 x 8″) Square Baking Tin
  • Food Processor

Instructions

Lightly grease and line the sides of the baking tin and preheat the oven to 170°C/Fan 160°C.

Blitz 175g of the porridge oats in a food processor until it almost becomes a fine flour.

Apple & Cinnamon Oat Bars

Tip into a large bowl and mix with the remaining 115g of oats. Mix in the cinnamon, apple pieces and salt and set to one side.

Apple & Cinnamon Oat Bars

In a medium saucepan, gently melt together the sugar, butter and golden syrup over a medium heat. Stir until the sugar is dissolved then remove from the heat.

Apple & Cinnamon Oat Bars

Whisk in the milk and the vanilla extract.

Apple & Cinnamon Oat Bars

Pour the mixture into the dry ingredients and mix well with a spoon or spatula until all the oats are evenly coated and there are no dry patches left.

Apple & Cinnamon Oat Bars

Tip it all into the prepared tin and press very firmly with the back of a metal spoon.

Apple & Cinnamon Oat Bars

Bake in the preheated oven for 15-20 minutes until the edges have started to turn golden.

Apple & Cinnamon Oat Bars

Allow to cool completely in the tin before removing and slicing into 9 pieces. Store in an airtight container for up to a week.

Apple & Cinnamon Oat Bars

I personally love breakfast and would never go without! For those that struggle though, these delicious oat bars are definitely the answer. Chewy, fruity, wholesome and pretty healthy! I can think of much worse ways to start your day.

I hope you enjoyed the post my lovelies, until next time!

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