Recipe: Pick and Choose Flapjacks

You will need:

  • 200g oats
  • 125g dairy-free margarine
  • 60g brown sugar
  • 60ml golden syrup
  • 25g sesame seeds

Let your kids help you choose any two from this list:

  • 50g mixed fruit
  • 50g dried cranberries
  • 50g raisins
  • 50g chocolate chips (dairy-free)
  • 50g sultanas
  • 50g chopped dried apricots


1. Preheat oven to 180◦ C / Gas 4 and line a Swiss roll tin with baking paper.

2. Over a medium heat melt the margarine, golden syrup and brown sugar.

3. Mix the oats, your fruit or chocolate choices and sesame seeds in a bowl.

4. Pour the melted mixture into the bowl and mix well.

5. Turn out onto the baking tray and flatten it down really well with a potato masher.


6. Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes. Allow to cool before removing from tray.

7. Cut to shape.

8. Place flapjacks into bun cases for ease of transport for lunch-boxes or picnics.



Allergen Notes:

dairy-free, egg-free, gluten-free if you use gf oats. 


To freeze: Allow to cool completely and cut to shape. Leave on tray and put in freezer. Leave a few hours to freeze then take out and transfer frozen flapjacks to a freezer bag or lunchbox. You will then be able to remove them individually to defrost as needed.



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