Raspberry Peanut Butter Oat Crumble Bars
Serves 8-10 bars|Takes 40 mins
For the Raspberry Filling:
1 & 1/3 cups of frozen raspberries
4 tbsp. of maple syrup
3 tbsp. of whole chia seeds
1 tsp vanilla extract
For the Base and Topping:
5 tbsps. of melted butter, plant-based if desired
5 & 1/2 tbsps. of maple syrup
5 tbsp. of Smooth Peanut Butter
2 cups of Flahavans Rolled Oats
1 cup of ground almonds / almond flour
1/2 cup of soft brown sugar or coconut sugar
Preheat your oven to 180C (350F).
Line an 8 inch tin with baking paper.
Add all the filling ingredients to a pot over a medium heat. Bring to the boil and then reduce to a simmer for 10 minutes.
Set to one side to cool a little.
Mix together the melted butter, maple syrup and peanut butter in a bowl.
Add the oats, ground almonds, and soft brown sugar and mix well to combine.
Place ⅔ of the mixture into the prepared tin. Spread evenly over the base and pack down with the back of a spoon.
Spoon the raspberry filling over the base. Spread evenly.
Crumble over the remaining oat and peanut butter mixture.
Bake in the preheated oven for 22 – 25 minutes.
Allow to cool for at least 20 minutes before slicing. They will slice with ease if chilled overnight!
Store leftovers in the fridge for up to four days or freeze for up to one month.