RECIPE | Carrot muesli bars

These snack bars are sure to be a winner with fans of carrot cake

13 January 2019 - 00:00 By Jenny Kay
Carrot muesli bar.
Carrot muesli bar.
Image: Christoph Hoffman

Makes: 10-12 bars


400ml regular oats

50g pecan or walnuts, chopped

160ml raisins, roughly chopped

1 large carrot, peeled and grated

80ml (⅓ cup) coconut flakes

10ml (2 tsp) ground cinnamon

Pinch of salt

125ml (½ cup) runny honey

80ml (⅓ cup) almond butter

30ml (2 tbsp) coconut oil

1 egg, beaten


  1. Put the oats in a food processor and pulse until coarsely chopped.
  2. Combine in a bowl with the nuts, raisins, carrots, coconut, cinnamon and salt.
  3. In the microwave melt the honey, almond butter and coconut oil.
  4. Add to the oat mixture together with the egg. Mix well.
  5. Press into a 18cm x 23cm lined and greased baking tray and bake at 180ºC for 20-25 minutes.
  6. Cool in the tray before cutting into bars. Store in an airtight container.