Chewy Carrot and Oat Bars

Chewy Carrot and Oat Bars Recipe by Annabel Karmel


Chewy Carrot and Oat Bars

These dairy free Chewy Carrot and Oat Bars make for a perfect elevenses without the guilt, they also make a great lunchbox snack.

If you like these bars, why not try these Trail Mix Bars for a tasty tea-time treat!

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75g dried apricots
200 ml water
20g flaxseeds
150g oats
60g pecan nuts, finely chopped
80g raisins
65g carrot, peeled and grated
50g dessicated coconut
1.2 tsp mixed spice
½ tsp salt (optional)
12ml maple syrup
50ml sunflower oil


  1. Preheat the oven to 180 C Fan. Line a 20 x 20 cm square tin with non stick paper.
  2. Put the apricots and water into a saucepan . Bring up to the boil then leave for 5 minutes . Blend until smooth using a hand blender. Add the maple syrup and oil to the mixture .
  3. Measure the remaining ingredients together in a mixing bowl. Add the apricot mixture and mix well. Spoon into the tin and level the surface.
  4. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes until firm and lightly golden at the edges. Remove from the tin and slice into 15 bars. Leave to cool.

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