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Recipes from The Patch: No Bake Flapjacks

Ella (Volunteer Engagement Officer)

11 weeks ago

Ingredients:

Oats 1.5 cups
Sunflower seeds, or seed of choice - 1 handful
Maple Syrup - 1 tablespoon
Peanut Butter - 1 or 2 tablespoons, to taste
Drop of oil / butter
Dark chocolate - 1/2 large bar

Optional additions:
Cinnamon
Salt
Vanilla
Raisins


Line a baking pan (or 9-inch x 5-inch rectangle baking pan) with parchment paper. Slightly oil the paper with oil. Set aside.

In a large mixing bowl, combine all the dry ingredients: oats, pumpkin seeds, salt, Set aside.

In another small mixing bowl, stir peanut butter, melted butter, and maple syrup. If your peanut butter is not drippy or slightly hard, microwave the bowl for 20 seconds to soften, it makes it easier to combine.

Stir the liquid ingredients into the dry ingredients until evenly combined.

Pour the mixture into the lined pan and press it firmly into the pan with the back of a silicone spatula or a spoon.

You must pack the mixture tightly and smoothen the top of the bar to avoid holes in the bar – these holes would make the bars fall apart when you cut them later on.


Freeze the pan for 15-20 minutes, or until the bar is hard and set.

Enjoy 😊