Kids and adults alike love muesli bars so one of our members,  Shelley Rob, has created this delicious recipe to share with the Healthy Mummy community.
Snacks are key to sticking to a healthy eating plan. Yummy options like these muesli bars are ideal to have on hand when there’s so many not-so-healthy temptations around us.
Chewy Coconut Oat Bars

Chewy Coconut Oat Bars


These can be enjoyed either raw or baked in the oven.

  • 1 1/2 cups rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup almonds (can use other nuts)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon melted coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons desiccated coconut
  • 1 cup pitted dates (soaked in boiling water for 15 minutes then drained)
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter


  1. Pre-heat oven to 150 degrees celsius.
  2. Line baking tray then set aside
  3. In a bowl, mix together oats, nuts, vanilla, 3 of the 4 tablespoons of maple syrup and coconut oil until well combined.
  4. Spread evenly over baking paper lined tray and pop in pre-heated oven for 10 minutes (keep and eye on it though as some ovens may take a shorter time)
  5. Remove from oven, add coconut, mix together and pop back in oven for up to 10 minutes (again keeping an eye in it)
  6. Remove from oven and allow to cool.
    (Leave oven on at this stage if baking the mixture at a later stage)
  7. Blitz dates until they form a sticky ball.
  8. Add peanut butter and remaining 1 tablespoon of maple syrup and blitz again.
  9. Add both mixtures together and combine well.
  10. Press into pan (I used a 20cm x 20cm pan)
  11. At this point you can choose to either leave it raw or bake the mixture.
  12. If leaving raw, place in fridge/freezer to set then remove and enjoy.
  13. If baking, place into the oven which is already at 150 degrees celsius for 15 minutes (keep an eye on it once again due to varying ovens)
  14. Once baked, allow to cool then enjoy.

Makes 18 bars, 104 calories each.

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