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Fruity Seed and Brazil Nut Trail Bar

Healthy yet tasty full of the nuts and fried fruit.....YUM!

  • SERVES 18pieces
  • PREP TIME 15mins
  • COOK TIME 40mins
  • DIFFICULTY Medium

Ingredients

120g (3/4 cup) Brazil nuts, roughly chopped
100g (1/2 cup) pepitas (green pumpkin seeds)
110g (1 1/4 cups) rolled oats
50g (1/3 cup) sunflower seeds
35g (1/4 cup) sesame seeds
105g (2/3 cup) wholemeal or spelt flour (see Top tips)
1 tsp ground cinnamon
100g (3/4 cup) raisins
110g (1/2 cup firmly packed) dark brown sugar
115g (1/3 cup) leatherwood honey (see Top tips)
1 egg
2 egg whites
1 tsp vanilla extract
140g (1/2 cup) almond butter (see Top tips)

Method

1. Preheat oven to 160C. Grease pan, then line base and sides with baking paper.

2. Place Brazil nuts, pepitas, oats and sunflower and sesame seeds on a large oven tray. Roast, stirring occasionally, for 8 minutes or until lightly roasted. Cool.

3. Place flour, cinnamon, raisins and a pinch of sea salt in a large bowl. Add seed mixture and, using your hands, toss until well combined.

4. Using an electric mixer, beat sugar, honey, egg, egg whites, vanilla and almond butter until well combined. Add flour mixture and stir until combined.

5. Spoon mixture into pan, then, using the back of a spoon, level. Bake for 25 minutes or until golden and firm to the touch. Cool in pan.

6. Cut into 18 bars.

Top tips: Spelt is an ancient variety of wheat, with a nutty flavour. Available, almond butter, from supermarkets. Leatherwood honey is from selected supermarkets and delis.
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