Fig and Oat Bars
An easy, healthy recipe for no-bake energy bars made with figs, rolled oats, sunflower seeds and pepitas.
servings: 16, weight: 38 g / 1.34 oz
calories: 124, protein: 3.3 g, carbs: 20.8 g, fat: 4.2 g, sugars: 12.1 g, sodium: 4 mg
2 cups dried figs
1 cup rolled oats
2/3 cup pumpkin seeds (pepitas)
2/3 cup shelled sunflower seeds
Line a 25×20 cm (8×10 inch) baking dish with parchment paper or kitchen plastic wrap.
Pulse figs in a food processor until you get a sticky paste.
Transfer the fig paste into a large bowl.
Add oats, sunflower seeds and pumpkin seeds. Stir until well combined.
Press the fig and oat mixture into prepared baking dish.
Refrigerate 1–2 hours until firm.
Remove the slab from the baking dish and cut it into 16 bars.
Wrap each bar in waxed paper or aluminium foil.
Store bars in an airtight container in the fridge for up to one month, until you are ready to put them in your backpack.
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