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Super Easy Apricot Flapjack Recipe

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It’s no secret that we love making flapjacks and always make them with whatever we have in the kitchen at the time – cherry flapjacks, banana flapjacks and even mincemeat flapjacks but our latest creation is Apricot Flapjacks.

Super Easy Apricot Flapjack Recipe

How do you make Apricot Flapjacks?

This apricot flapjacks recipe could not be easier. You need all the usual flapjack ingredients – light brown sugar, butter or margarine, golden syrup and porridge oats. And then you just add chopped dried apricots to the mix. It’s super easy but gives delicious results.

Can you vary this recipe?

Although we use light brown sugar, you cam use any sugar you like. We’ve also used maple syrup before and the flapjacks taste great so either maple syrup or golden syrup works really well. You could also try using fresh apricots too although we always have dried apricots in the cupboard so they are our go to for this recipe.

How do you store flapjacks?

We usually store these soft chewy flapjack oat bars in an airtight container and they last well for up to a week – although they never last that long! The whole family love flapjacks and so we make them regularly, they don’t usually need storing in our house!

If you’re looking for other recipes to make we have so many great slow cooker recipes, over seventy slow cooker fudge recipes and many more flapjack recipes. You can see all our recipes to date here.

What equipment do you need for this flapjack recipe?

You can make this recipe simply with things you already have in your kitchen but here are the things we use in case there’s something you don’t already have:

As you can see, it’s all things you probably have already – that is what makes flapjacks so simple and convenient to make.

Super Easy Apricot Flapjack Recipe

Here’s our Apricot Flapjack Recipe:

Ingredients

  • 150g margarine or butter
  • 150g soft brown sugar
  • 90ml golden syrup
  • 300g porridge oats
  • 200g dried apricots, cut into small pieces

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 160C/325F/Gas 3 and grease or line a suitable baking tin.
  • Put the margarine in a saucepan and melt over a low heat. Add the sugar and syrup, stirring until melted together.
  • Add the rolled oats and dried apricots and stir until combined.
  • Spread the oat mixture onto the baking tray and bake for 25 minutes until golden brown.
  • Slice with a sharp knife whilst still warm and leave to cool completely in the baking tray.

If you’d like to print or pin the Apricot Flapjack Recipe for later you can do so at the bottom of the page. Enjoy!

Super Easy Apricot Flapjack Recipe

This apricot flapjacks recipe could not be easier. You need all the usual flapjack ingredients – light brown sugar, butter or margarine, golden syrup and porridge oats. And then you just add chopped dried apricots to the mix. It’s super easy but gives delicious results.
Course Afternoon Tea, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American, British
Keyword baking
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Servings 16 squares

Ingredients

  • 150 g margarine or butter
  • 150 g soft brown sugar
  • 90 ml golden syrup
  • 300 g porridge oats
  • 200 g dried apricots cut into small pieces

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 160C/325F/Gas 3 and grease or line a suitable baking tin.
  • Put the margarine in a saucepan and melt over a low heat. Add the sugar and syrup, stirring until melted together.
  • Add the rolled oats and dried apricots and stir until combined.
  • Spread the oat mixture onto the baking tray and bake for 25 minutes until golden brown.
  • Slice with a sharp knife whilst still warm and leave to cool completely in the baking tray.

*Note: Nutritional information is estimated, based on publicly available data. Nutrient values may vary from those published.

Super Easy Apricot Flapjack Recipe

Author

  • Donna Wishart

    Donna Wishart is married to Dave and they have two children, Athena (12) and Troy (11). They live in Surrey with their two cats, Fred and George. Once a Bank Manager, Donna has been writing about everything from family finance to days out, travel and her favourite recipes since 2012. Donna is happiest either exploring somewhere new, with her camera in her hand and family by her side or snuggled up with a cat on her lap, reading a book and enjoying a nice cup of tea. She firmly believes that tea and cake can fix most things.

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