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Cranberry and Apricot Muesli Bars

Cranberry and apricot muesli bars


100g (1/2 cup) light canola or olive oil spread

2 tbs honey

1/3 cup unsweetened apple juice

1/2 cup dried cranberries

1/2 cup diced dried apricots

Canola or olive oil cooking spray

1 cup quick oats

1 cup sunflower and pepita seed mix

2/3 cup plain flour

2 tbs raw sugar



  1. Combine spread, honey, apple juice, cranberries and apricots in a small saucepan. Place over a medium heat until spread is melted, stirring occasionally.
  2. Bring to the boil, then reduce heat to low and simmer uncovered for 5 minutes. Remove from heat, cool 15 minutes.
  3. Preheat oven to 180°C (160°C fan-forced). Grease an 18cm x 28cm slice pan with cooking spray and line with baking paper to cover base and extend up sides of pan.
  4. Combine oats, seed mix, flour and sugar in a large bowl, add dried fruit mixture and mix thoroughly.
  5. Press mixture firmly into prepared pan.
  6. Bake in preheated oven for about 25 minutes or until slice is light golden. Remove from oven and cool completely.
  7. Lift slice from pan using lining paper and cut into bars to serve.

Nutrients Per Serve

Energy 744kJ
Total Fat 7.9g
Saturated Fat 1.4g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.6g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.9g
Protein 3.6g
Carbohydrate 22.4g
Fibre 1.0g
Sodium 21mg
Serves Makes 16
Preparation Time 20 minutes
Cooking Time 40 minutes