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How to make the Eat Well For Less? berry crumble bars - quick and tasty!

While Eat Well For Less? series 6 is taking a two-week hiatus (it will be back on Wednesday, June 12th), they’ve been repeating some of our favourite episodes with their best recipes.

And last night’s episode (Thursday, May 30th) saw one of their tastiest treats yet…

So want to know how to make the berry crumble bars at home? Read on to find out the quick and easy recipe that will see your snacktimes transformed!

BBC iPlayer: Eat Well for Less

What is in the berry crumble bars?

You wouldn’t believe how simple these delicious treat bars are to make. They only require six ingredients and they’re dairy free!

You will need 375g fine oatmeal, 135g self-raising flour, 180g sugar, 1.5 teaspoons of ground cinnamon and 120g coconut oil.

For the berry filling, they use blueberries. However, we think you can customise your bars with any berry or fruit of your choice – we think raspberries or stewed plums would make a great addition!

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How to make the berry crumble bars

This quick and easy recipe uses oatmeal and coconut oil to make it healthier than the processed fruit bars you can buy in the supermarket!

Step 1: Heat the oven to 180 degrees for a fan oven or 160 for gas

Step 2: Combine the oatmeal, flour, sugar, cinnamon and coconut oil in a bowl

Step 3: Add 2/3rds of the mixture to a lined baking tray

Step 4: Top the mixture with blueberries

Step 5: Add another layer of the remaining mixture

Step 6: Bake in the oven for 30 minutes and voila!

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How did they like the berry crumble bars?

The fussy eaters on the show were happy with their new snack!

Even their mum was impressed by how quick, easy and delicious the berry crumble bars were. And they cost on 20p a slice so it is a double win.

Looks like this family is set on a new healthy eating path…

Greg Wallace – Eat Well For Less?



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