Cereal bars with chocolate, dried fruit, and nuts

Cereal bars with chocolate, dried fruit, and nuts
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  • Complexity: easy


  • For 20 bars:
  • 150g porridge oats
  • 140g roughly chopped almonds
  • 90g roughly chopped walnuts
  • 80g sunflower seeds
  • 90g sesame
  • 90g raisins or goji berries
  • 180g confectioner's chocolate
  • 75g honey
  • 75g white sugar
  • 150g brown sugar
  • 150g butter
  • 110g almond puree (see below)
  • a pinch of salt
  • 5 drops vanilla extract
  • a little bit of cinammon
  • For the almond puree:
  • 160g almonds, powedered, or almond meal
  • 10g sunflower oil
  • 5g honey
  • 2 tbsp water
  • a pinch of salt


    1. In a large bowl, mix the oats, almonds, walnuts, sunflower seeds, sesame, raisnins and the chocoloate (drops or small pieces)

    2. In a small pan or pot add the honey, sugar, brown sugar, butter, almond puree, salt, vanilla extract and cinnamon, and simmer at low heat mixing with a wooden spoon, until combined. Remove from the heat and add them to the bowl, mixing until combined. 

    3. Place the mixture onto a 20x20 cm ovenproof nonstick dish, and press it until the thickness is 1-2 cm throughout. Bake in a preheated oven at 180 for about 12 minutes. Remove from the oven leave the bars to cool for 5 minutes. 

    4. Cut into bars. You can dip the bottom in melted chocolate of your choice and, once cooled, serve either by itself or with a drink. 

    5. For the almond puree:  Powder the almonds (if they are not powdered already) for 2-3 minutes in a blender. Slowly add the oil and continue blending. Add the honey, water, and salt, and continue blending.