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

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