Need a snack? These festive oat bars by @_naturalnourishment are the perfect in-between munch!Makes 10-12 bars.
200g Organico french chestnut purée
1 cup jumbo oats (gluten free if necessary)
1 cup unsweetened dried cranberries
1 cup shelled pistachios
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
½ teaspoon ground ginger
Preheat your oven to 185C, line a loaf tin with baking parchment.
Add the oats, cranberries, pistachios & spices to a bowl, then zest the orange & add this too. Mix well.
Blend the chestnut purée, cored & roughly chopped apple with the juice of 1/2 your zested orange until smooth.
Add wet to dry mixing until everything is well incorporated.
Transfer to your lined tin & bake for 15-17 minutes until firm to the touch & your kitchen smells like a Christmas market.
Lift out onto a wire rack & leave to cool for at least 10-15 minutes before slicing.
Use within 4 days or freeze for up to 3 months.