Makes 8


150g porridge oats

100g butter

4 tbsp. honey

25g sunflower seeds

25g pumpkin seeds

25g chopped almonds

25g dried cranberries

50g raisins or sultanas

12 dates, chopped

25g desiccated coconut

½ tsp cinnamon

½ tsp dried ginger


Preheat oven to 190°C  Gas mark 5

Line a 30 x 20cm baking tin with baking parchment

In a large saucepan, melt the butter and honey over a low heat

Add all the remaining ingredients and mix thoroughly

Press evenly into the tin and bake for 25-30 minutes until the mixture is set and golden

Remove from the oven, leave to cool for 10 minutes before marking out the squares with a sharp knife.

Leave to cool completely in the tin before removing and storing in an airtight container.

Suffer from high blood pressure? Adding oats to your diet can significantly lower your blood pressure.

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