Date and apricot oat crumble bars

Date and apricot oat crumble bars

Made with oats and spelt our, these are a low-gluten option and ideal for lunchboxes.

Makes: 12 bars

  • Vegetarian

  • Makes12
  • CourseSnack
  • Prepare30 mins
  • Cook55 mins
  • Total time1 hr 25 mins
  • Pluscooling

Ingredients

  • 200g unsalted butter, at room temperature, plus extra for greasing
  • 150g porridge oats
  • 150g white spelt flour
  • 100g Waitrose Cooks’ Ingredients palm sugar, crushed to a fine powder (or use light brown muscovado sugar)
  • ¼ tsp fine sea salt

FILLING

  • 300g pitted dates
  • 130g dried apricots
  • 1 orange, zest and juice
  • 200ml cloudy apple juice

CRUMBLE

  • 150g porridge oats
  • 50g Waitrose Cooks’ Ingredients palm sugar, crushed to a fine powder (or use light brown muscovado sugar)
  • 100g unsalted butter, chilled and cut into 1cm cubes
  • 1 tsp flaky sea salt