Quinoa & Cranberry Snack Bars

Quinoa and Cranberry Snack Bars on a cooling rack
  • 15 servings
  • 35 Minutes to prepare
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  • 180g pre-cooked quinoa
  • 135g rolled oats
  • 50g soft, light brown sugar
  • 1tsp baking powder
  • 2 medium ripe bananas
  • 2 large free range eggs
  • 1tsp vanilla extract
  • 4tbsp nut butter, such as almond
  • 100g dried cranberries


1. Preheat the oven to 180C / 160 fan / gas mark 4. Take a large bowl mix together the pre-cooked quinoa, rolled oats, brown sugar and baking powder.

2. In another bowl mash the bananas, then beat in the eggs, vanilla extract and nut butter. Mix the two bowls together then stir in the dried cranberries.

3. Line a tin with parchment paper, pour in the mixture and bake in for 20–25 minutes until golden and firm. Leave to cool then cut into squares.