Crunchy Mixed Fruit Quinoa Bars

Hard and crunchy meusli bars with a good alternative to oats. They are packed full of fruit and are a great snack on the go.

Fruit and seed packed!

Fruit and seed packed!

2C Quinoa Flakes.
1C Coconut – shredded.
1/2C Pepitas.
1/2C Sunflower Seeds.
1/4C Chia Seeds.
1tsp Cinnamon.
1/2C Sultanas.
1/2C Cranberries – dried.
1/2C Apricots – dried.
2/3C Butter.
1/2C Pure Maple Syrup.

Preheat oven to 180 degrees and line a brownie tin with baking paper.
In a food processor roughly blitz Coconut, Pepitas, Sunflower Seeds and the fruit.
Once blitzed, add them to a large bowl along with Quinoa, Chia and Cinnamon.
In a small pot heat butter on high until melted, add Maple and bring to the boil.
Reduce heat to medium and cook down for 5 minutes.
Turn off heat and carefully pour hot mix into your dry ingredients and combine well.
Place into tin and press down firmly.
Cook for 30 minutes or until turning golden on top.
Allow to cool then set in the fridge before cutting to desired sizes.

Store in an airtight container in the fridge or freezer.

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