Friday, April 30, 2010

Pineapple Oat Bars



These health biscuits are good for breakfast and can also double up as a snack. They will come in real handy to satisfy sudden hunger pangs!




Dried fruits, sunflower seeds, honey, oil and orange juice all mixed up in a mixing bowl.
Mix this wet mixture into the dry sifted flour mixture till well combined.
Spread mixture evenly onto a 9 inch sq. tin, lightly greased or lined with parchment paper.
After about 25 mins. in the oven  .................... a light golden slab of goodness awaits you!



Help yourself  ..................... Be my guest!

Ingredients
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 6 oz dried pineapple - chopped
  • 80 gm sultanas
  • 1/2 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 4 oz self-raising flour
  • 3/4 cup rolled oats
  • 30 gm wheatgerm
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
Method
  1. Combine honey, oil, chopped pineapple, sultanas, sunflower seeds, vanilla and orange juice in a mixing bowl.
  2. Mix together sifted flour, rolled oats and wheatgerm till well combined.
  3. Pour the wet ingredients onto the flour mixture and mix thoroughly till fully incorporated.
  4. Spread mixture evenly onto a lightly greased or paper lined 9 inch sq. tin. (I used a springform tin).
  5. Bake in preheated oven @ 180 deg C for about 25 to 30 mins. or till lilght golden brown.
  6. Cut into bars while still warm.
  7. Allow to cool completely in tin and store in a cookie jar.

18 comments:

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  1. Oh Cheah, these look terrific! Good for anytime anywhere! I would love to try this recipe soon. Thanks!
    Have a nice weekend!
    Regards,
    Kristy @ the 9 fingers(hehe....)

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  2. cheah, u made those?? gosh.. i thought u bought them.. so geng!

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  3. Cheah ,this is really a healthy snack. love your photography skill now :)) and thanks for sharing this goodness :)

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  4. I should really start making these healthier snacks than munching on chocolates.

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  5. Pineapple would give it a nice fruitty taste. Good healthy meal

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  6. I spent too much money buying shop bought ones, I will try to make some this weekend.
    I made some kam hiong prawns for lunch today, it was fantastic! I will post it soon!

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  7. Kristy
    Thanks. You have a great weekend too and do take care of that finger!

    Claire
    Hey, friend, this is very easy to make, you can do it too!

    Elin
    Ahem.... think improved a wee bit, room for more!

    penny
    Yup, better than chocs, but dark chocs are good for the heart but of course, in moderation.

    Pete
    Somehow I like pineapple, adds some colour to the 'product'!

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  8. i seldom eat this kind of cereal bar, but age is catching up, i think i need to start to prepare some of this healthy bar, hehehe..

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  9. Those looks good! Like store bought! Pineapple sounds like a delicious addition.

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  10. Mmm...I like this but don't know can get dried pineapple? Must look for it..Thanks!

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  11. Sonia
    Totally agree with you, need to 'jaga badan sikit'.

    Jeannie
    Like the colour of the pineapples.

    Anncoo
    Bought this from Jusco, place where they sell dried mangoes, apricot, prunes, etc.

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  12. I love these type of healthy bars. I love to pack along when I go for sports or shopping. It's a great fix when hunger strikes :D

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  13. 3 hungry tummies
    Looking forward to your 'kam hiong' prawns post!

    tigerfish
    Yes, they give you the 'oomph'!

    Mary
    You are also an expert on these nutritious bars/slice.

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  14. They look terrific! I must try them one day! Not sure where to find dried pineapple here...

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  15. Angie
    Perhaps you can substitute with some other dried fruits which are readily available in your area.

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  16. This is certainly one healthy snack. Would love to try it out.

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  17. Shirley
    Think your kids will like it!

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