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Healthy Flapjacks

These Healthy Flapjacks are not only vegan and gluten-free but also oil-free. This simple recipe requires just 6 ingredients too. Perfect for breakfast, a snack and even dessert. They can be baked for a crisp and chewy texture or simply chilled in the fridge for a bite that’s more fudgy – the possibilities are endless with this cereal bar.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Chilling Time (if not baking)1 hr
Course: Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: English
Keyword: cereal bar, dairy-free, doughnuts, healthy, no-bake, oats, plant-based, vegan
Servings: 10 bars
Calories: 262kcal
Author: Reena Sharma


  • 1 cup almonds
  • 1 cup walnuts
  • 2 cups gluten-free oats
  • 3 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 85 ml maple syrup


  • Preheat oven to 170°C.
  • Combine oats, nuts, chia seeds and stir well.
  • Add the maple syrup and vanilla extract and mix until no dry, loose parts remain.
  • Place in 20 x 20cm tin lined with greaseproof paper.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes or alternatively, refrigerate for 1 hour.


  • Maple syrup can be replaced with other syrups or sweeteners. If replacing with sugar, nut butter or oil will need to be added as the wet ingredient
  • Nuts and seeds can be replaced with other ingredients such as chocolate chips or dried fruit


Calories: 262kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 3mg | Potassium: 245mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 90mg | Iron: 2mg