This recipe makes around 12 nutritious cereal bars.

You need:

  • 100g butter plus extra for greasing
  • 200g porridge oats
  • 100g sunflower seeds
  • 50g sesame seeds
  • 50g chopped walnuts
  • 3tbsp honey
  • 100g light muscovado sugar
  • 1tsp ground cinnamon
  • 50g Sun-Maid California raisins
  • 50g dried cherries

Preheat the oven to 160°C/Gas Mark 3.

Grease and line the base of an 18 x 25cm baking tin. Mix the oats, seeds and nuts in a separate roasting tin, then put in the oven for 5 to 10 minutes to toast

Warm the butter, honey and sugar in a pan, stirring until the butter has melted and the sugar has mostly dissolved. Add the oats, cinnamon and dried fruit, then mix until everything is completely coated

Tip into the prepared tin, press down lightly, and then bake for 30 minutes

Cool in the tin before cutting into 12 bars

Wrap up for the perfect breakfast for on the go, or pop into your little one's lunch box for a yummy mid-morning snack.