Honey Nut Bars - Honey Recipes By Manawa Honey NZ, Ruatahuna, Te Urewera, New Zealand

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup peanut butter
  • 1/3 cup Manuka Honey 
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract (optional)
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 cups old fashioned oats
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup dried blueberries
  • 1/4 cup shelled pistachios
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds (raw)
  • 1/8 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1/8 cup flax seeds

Directions

Line an 200x200mm (8×8″) baking tray with baking paper, enough so the paper overhangs the edges of the baking pan.  This makes removing the bars a lot easier.

Add oats, almonds, pistachios, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, dried cherries and dried blueberries to a large mixing bowl.

Toss to combine.

Combine peanut butter, Manuka Honey, salt, cinnamon and vanilla in a microwaveable mixing bowl.  Microwave 30-40 seconds, or until honey is bubbling/foamy. Stir well to combine.

Pour melted peanut butter mixture over the dry ingredients and use a rubber spatula to stir it all together.

Transfer mixture to prepared baking pan.  Top with a sheet of baking paper and press down firmly into an even layer.  Really compact it well.

Refrigerate 2+ hours, or overnight.

Slice into 8 bars and serve.

Notes

We go for Manuka Honey in this recipe, to complement all the other health-giving ingredients and for its earthy taste. You can also use Rewarewa Honey for that full-bodied taste and the range of properties that it offers.

Shop now for our honeys used in this recipe through the images below or browse our honey in our online store.

Mānuka MG100+ Honey 500g

NZD $42.90 or subscribe and save 15%
  • Gold medals at London Honey Awards and the NZ Outstanding Food Producers.
  • Distinctive medicinal taste and world-famed properties

Also available in 250g and 110g.

Mānuka MG100+ Honey 250g

NZD $22.90
  • Gold medals at London Honey Awards and the NZ Outstanding Food Producers.
  • Distinctive medicinal taste and world-famed properties

Also available in 500g and 110g.

Rewarewa Honey 500g

NZD $19.99 or subscribe and save 15%

The Best Tasting Honey in the World!

  • Grand First Prize Winner, World’s Best Tasting Honey (10th Black Jar International Honey Tasting Contest).
  • Gold Medal, London Honey Awards 2022.

Also available in 250g and 110g.

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