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Healthy banana flapjacks recipe

Healthy banana flapjacks recipe

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These oat, seed and fruit packed flapjacks really are the ultimate healthy snack. A dollop of tahini brings gorgeous creamy flavour and a squeeze of honey adds natural sweetness. Learn how to make healthy flapjacks in no time - prepare a batch, in just over half an hour, and have them ready to go for when the urge to snack strikes. See method

  • Serves 4 (makes 12 small bars)
  • 10 mins to prepare and 25 mins to cook
  • 202 calories / serving
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian
  • Dairy-free


  • 1 ripe banana
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 3 tbsp tahini
  • 60g runny honey
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 45g mixed seeds (such as pumpkin, sesame and sunflower)
  • 100g rolled oats (use gluten-free oats to make recipe gluten-free)
  • 50g sour cherries
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds
  • 50g pistachios

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    10g 14%
  • Saturates

    3g 14%
  • Sugars

    10g 12%
  • Salt

    0.1g 1%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 24.7g Protein 4.9g Fibre 3.1g


  1. Preheat the oven to gas 6, 200°C, fan 180°C.
  2. Mash the banana to a smooth paste with a fork.
  3. Melt the coconut oil over a low heat. Remove from the heat and add the tahini and honey.
  4. Mix the dry ingredients in a bowl plus a pinch of salt. Add the banana paste and honey mixture. Stir until combined.
  5. Press into a lined 16cm x 16cm tin. Bake for 25 mins, or until firm and golden.
  6. Leave to cool in the tin before slicing the flapjack into bars (it should make 12).

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