10 fantastic flapjack recipes

Rustle up a batch of deliciously chewy flapjacks to enjoy as an after-school treat or with a cuppa. Pick a classic flapjack recipe, or try a new twist with peanut butter, chocolate or fruit.

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Flapjacks

These classic chewy flapjacks are studded with crunchy seeds, juicy apricots and sultanas – perfect for snacking on-the-go or for an after-school treat. What's more, this easy flapjack recipe only takes 30 minutes to make.

  1. Preheat the oven to gas 4, 180°C, fan 160°C. 
  2. Line a 20cm square baking tin with nonstick baking paper.
  3. Put the butter, golden syrup and sugar into a medium pan over a medium-low heat. Heat gently, stirring occasionally, until the sugar has dissolved. Remove from the heat and stir in all the remaining ingredients.
  4. Press the mixture into the tin. Cook for 20 mins until golden brown. Mark the flapjack into 16 squares while still hot. Cool slightly, then turn the flapjack out onto a chopping board. Cut into squares and leave to cool.

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  • Ingredients
  • 90g salted butter
  • 90g golden syrup
  • 90g light muscovado sugar
  • 150g oats
  • 50g sunflower seeds
  • 25g sesame seeds
  • 75g dried apricot pieces, finely chopped
  • 75g sultanas