Christa’s Health Squares
    Christa’s Health Squares

    A simple recipe – perfect for school lunch boxes or for those on the go.


    500 ml (2 cups) cake flour

    500 ml (2 cups) desiccated coconut

    750 ml (3 cups) oats

    5 ml (1 tsp) salt

    250 ml (1 cup) pecan nuts or walnuts 250 ml (1 cup) AllBran® Flakes

    250 ml (1 cup) raisins

    250 ml (1 cup) brown sugar

    2 extra-large eggs, lightly beaten

    70 ml honey

    250 g (1 cup) butter

    10 ml (2 tsp) bicarbonate of soda


    250 ml (1 cup) dried cranberries

    125 ml (1⁄2 cup) sunflower and/or pumpkin seeds

    Christa’s Health Squares


    Preheat the oven to 160°C. Grease or spray a baking tray. Mix together the flour, coconut, oats, salt, nuts, AllBran® Flakes, raisins and sugar in a large mixing bowl.

    Add the beaten eggs and mix in.

    Melt the honey and butter together and add the bicar- bonate of soda. Allow to cool slightly. Mix into the fruit and egg mixture.

    Press the mixture down lightly into the prepared bak- ing tray.

    Bake for 30 to 35 minutes.

    Cut into squares while still warm and allow to cool in the pan.

    TIP: If using the cranberries and seeds, add another egg and 30 ml (2 tbsp) butter.

    Christa’s Health Squares

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