Chewy flapjacks

    40 min

    A recipe for yummy and chewy flapjacks! The coconut adds nice flavour. You can also add 50g chocolate chips or chopped apricots in step 3 if you like.

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    Makes: 10 flapjacks

    • 150g cooking margarine
    • 150g muscovado sugar
    • 2 tablespoons golden syrup
    • 200g rolled or porridge oats
    • 50g desiccated coconut

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:40min 

    1. Preheat oven to 160 C / Gas 3. Lightly grease and line an 18cm square baking tin.
    2. Put margarine, sugar and syrup in a large, heavy pan and heat gently, stirring occasionally until butter has melted.
    3. Remove pan from the heat and stir in the oats and coconut until well combined. Spread the mixture evenly in the prepared tin and, using a knife score the mixture into about 10 bars.
    4. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, or until golden.
    5. Remove from oven and cut through scored lines with a knife while still hot before it begins to harden. Leave to cool slightly and harden before turning out onto a wire rack to cool.

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    I made this at school and it was amazing! I used all the ingredients above but I added 50g of chocolate chips and it was even better! It is simple but beautiful.  -  22 Feb 2014


    I followed the recipe to a tee.........but I have ended up with a wet falling apart mess. It tastes lovely but it's not setting!!  -  11 Feb 2018


    Omitted coconut ....used unsalted butter instead of margarine . Threw in apricots..and dipped halfway in Bournville plain chocolate .  -  28 Apr 2017