Apricot Muesli Bars

This is such a simple recipe! These yummy muesli bars are such a great addition to any child’s ‘packet free’ school lunch box.

Apricot Muesli Bars

Course: Snack
Keyword: healthy snacks, lunch box idea, muelsi bars
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 10
Author: nourishingme
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  • oven
  • Saucepan
  • 18cm x 27cm baking tray


  • 1/2 cup grass fed butter
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1 1/2 cups oats
  • 1 cup puffed rice
  • 1/4 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds
  • 1/4 cup hemp seeds
  • 1/2 cup dried apricots, finely chopped suphur free
  • 1/2 cup desiccated coconut preservative free
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla paste or essence
  • Pinch sea/rock salt


  • Pre-heat oven to 160 degrees C
  • Melt butter and honey in a saucepan over low heat
  • Place all remaining dry ingredients into a bowl
  • Pour in the butter/honey liquid and mix well
  • To a lined baking tray (approximately 18cm x 27cm), pour in mixture, spread evenly and press firmly down with the back of a spoon.
  • Bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Allow to cool and then place into the fridge for approximately 30 minutes.
  • Remove from the fridge and slice with a large sharp knife into muesli bar sized rows.
  • Store in an airtight container in the fridge or freezer for long term storage.
  • Add to your child's snack box. Add a cooler pack on hot days to prevent them from breaking apart.

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