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Muesli Bars

Muesli bars are an easy snack to drop into your kids' lunch boxes.

Makes 24

½ cup (125ml) honey1 cup sultanas
¼ cup caster sugar½ cup chopped apricots, dates or choc chips
125g butter½ cup desiccated coconut
3 cups rolled oats ¼ cup sunflower or sesame seeds
1 cup Rice Crispies


  • Preheat oven to 180°C.
  • Grease and line a slice tray (mine is 31 cm x 22cm) with baking paper.
  • Combine honey, sugar and butter in a saucepan over medium heat.
  • Cook, stirring, for 2-3 minutes until butter melts and sugar dissolves.
  • Bring to the boil and cook for 2 minutes or until syrup thickens slightly.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Combine remaining ingredients in a large bowl.
  • Pour over the hot syrup and stir to combine.
  • Spoon into prepared pan and press firmly to make sure the mixture will stick together.
  • I wet my fingers with a bit of cold water and press the top to get a smooth finish.
  • Bake in oven for 15-20 minutes or until golden.
  • Cool and then refrigerate until well chilled and cut into 24 slices (about 2cm x 6cm).

Courtesy of http://www.kidspot.com.au/best-recipes/Lunch-Box+10/Homemade-muesli-bars-recipe+1571.htm