Pumpkin oat bars

  • Vegetarian


300g butternut squash or pumpkin, diced
2 tbsp Lyle’s Golden Syrup
200g oats
150g plain flour
½ tsp salt
½ tsp ground nutmeg
1 tsp mixed spice
125g Tate & Lyle Light Soft Brown Sugar
175g Country Life Unsalted Butter, softened


1. Preheat the oven to 200°C, gas mark 6. Grease a 20cm square tin.

2. Cook the squash in boiling water for 10-15 minutes until tender, then drain and cool. Mash with 1 tbsp golden syrup.

3. Place the remaining ingredients in the bowl of a mixer. Mix until just beginning to combine to give large breadcrumbs. Press half the mixture into the tin, top with squash and sprinkle over the remaining oat mixture, pressing down until firm. Bake for 35-40 minutes until golden. Cool slightly before cutting into 9 squares.

Pumpkin oat bars
  • Preparation time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking time: 35-40 minutes
  • Total time: 55-60 minutes

Makes: 9

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 1,573kJ
Fat 18.2g
Saturated Fat 10.9g
Carbohydrate 48.4g
Sugars 21.4g
Protein 4.5g
Salt 0.4g
Fibre 3g

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This recipe was first published in Tue Nov 03 15:17:00 GMT 2015.