Quick + Easy Recipes

Sweet

Fruit Crunchies

Softer crunchy filled with sweet fruits and less sugar for an easy take along snack.

Makes 16

Fruit Crunchies
230 g (1 cup) rolled oats
60 g (½ cup) desiccated coconut or ground almonds
125 g (¾ cup) cake flour
2.5 ml (½ tsp) baking powder
1 ml (¼ tsp) bicarbonate of soda
60 g (⅓ cup) dried apricots, friendly chopped
65 g (¼ cup) butter
55 g (¼ cup) brown sugar
1 x 110 ml Squish Apple 100% Fruit Puree
Place the oats, coconut (or nuts) and cake flour into a bowl and stir to mix.
Add the baking powder and bicarbonate of soda.
Add the apricots.
In a small saucepan melt the butter and the sugar together.
Whisk in the Squish Apple and cool.
Add the apple mixture to the dry ingredients and stir well until evenly blended.
Press the mixture into a baking pan that has been sprayed with non-stick spray and lined with baking paper.
Bake in an oven that has been preheated to 160°C for 30 minutes or until golden brown.
Remove from the oven and slice into bars in the pan.
Leave to cool.
Cooking Tips

Toddlers will enjoy measuring and mixing the fruit crunchies.