Fruit and Nut Snack Bars

These fruit and nut snack bars are tasty, chewy and crammed full of fruits, nuts and seeds. Taking less than an hour to make they make a great healthy snack in between meals at only 200 calories each.

These fruit and nut snack bars are tasty, chewy and crammed full of fruits, nuts and seeds. Taking less than an hour to make they make a great healthy snack in between meals at only 200 calories each.

Folks these healthy fruit and nut snack bars make excellent alternatives to those unhealthy ones you might find on the supermarket shelf.

It’s so temping to grab something off the shelf when you’re busy and hungry isn’t it?

But, if you just take 30 minutes of your day to make these then that problem isn’t an issue any more.

You’d have these handy grab and go snack bars to stop that temptation!

These fruit and nut snack bars are tasty, chewy and crammed full of fruits, nuts and seeds. Taking less than an hour to make they make a great healthy snack in between meals at only 200 calories each.

Tasty, chewy, filled with fruits, nuts and seeds, vital vitamins and minerals and at only 200 calories each, these also make ideal kids lunchbox snacks.

I’d say they probably have a lot more energy in them than a bag of crisps.

These fruit and nut snack bars are tasty, chewy and crammed full of fruits, nuts and seeds. Taking less than an hour to make they make a great healthy snack in between meals at only 200 calories each.

I think you’ll also love these fruit and nut snack bars as they can be pretty versatile too.

You can vary the ingredients by trying out different combinations of nuts or dried fruits.

These fruit and nut snack bars are tasty, chewy and crammed full of fruits, nuts and seeds. Taking less than an hour to make they make a great healthy snack in between meals at only 200 calories each.
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Fruit and Nut Snack Bars
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 

These fruit and nut snack bars are tasty, chewy and crammed full of fruits, nuts and seeds. 

Course: Snacks
Servings: 12
Calories: 203 kcal
Author: neil@neilshealthymeals.com
Ingredients
  • 60 g plain wholemeal flour (I use fine plain wholemeal flour)
  • 50 g porridge oats
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 130 g sultanas
  • 60 g dried cranberries
  • 120 g roughly chopped almonds
  • 40 g pumpkin seeds
  • 40 g desiccated coconut
  • 2 large eggs , beaten
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp runny honey
Instructions
  1. Pre-heat oven to 190cFan
  2. Line a 28cm x 22cm shallow baking tray with a sheet of tin foil. Enough tin foil so that you’ll be able to remove the contents once baked.
  3. Put all of the flour, oats, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, fruit, nuts, seeds and desiccated coconut ingredients into a large mixing bowl and mix everything together.
  4. Add the beaten eggs, olive oil and runny honey and stir the mixture together ensuring that all the ingredients have an equal coating.
  5. Spoon the mixture into the baking tray and press down with the back of a metal spoon. Ensure the baking tray is evenly covered.
  6. Bake for 12 – 15 minutes until the mixture is firm and just golden brown and no more.
  7. Remove from oven, allow to cool a little, and then carefully remove the slab from the tin foil onto a bread board to be cut into 12 equal sized bars.
Recipe Notes

Store in an airtight container. One batch made at the weekend should last all the way through to the next weekend!


Nutrition Facts
Fruit and Nut Snack Bars
Amount Per Serving
Calories 203 Calories from Fat 91
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10.1g 16%
Saturated Fat 2.2g 11%
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 142.2mg 6%
Total Carbohydrates 25.5g 9%
Dietary Fiber 3.6g 14%
Sugars 13.2g
Protein 6g 12%
Vitamin A 1%
Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 7%
Iron 9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

These healthy fruit and nut snack bars are tasty, chewy, and crammed with fruits, nuts and seeds. Providing vital vitamins and minerals they're only 200 calories each and they'll help you avoid the temptation of reaching for those not so healthy snacks!

I’d love to hear if you’ve tried out any alternative fruit and nut combinations that work well in this recipe.

Just post those with any other hints and tips in the comments section below, thanks! 🙂

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Comments

  1. these snack bars look delicious. definitely perfect to make for my afternoon treat when my sugar cravings kick in…

    • neil@neilshealthymeals.com says:

      Hi Thalia, thanks for checking these out and your comment. I Hope you get a chance to make and enjoy them for your afternoon treat. 🙂

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