Weetbix bars

Total Time 40 minutes
Course Snack
Servings 18


  • ½ tablespoon golden syrup
  • 4 ½ tbsp reduced-fat spread
  • cup caster sugar
  • 5 Weet-Bix or similar biscuit-type cereal crumbled
  • 1 ½ cups self-raising flour
  • 1 ½ cups coconut
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 Egg
  • ½ cup chopped dates
  • ½ cup chopped dried apricots
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts
  • lemon zest
  • cup boiling water


  • 1 lemon Juiced
  • ½ cup icing sugar


  • Preheat oven to 180°C. Melt syrup, spread and sugar in a saucepan. Add crumbled cereal biscuits and flour. Combine. Add remaining ingredients, except water. Stir till combined then add hot water and mix well. If needed, add extra hot water.
  • Using wet hands, press mixture into a greased sponge-roll tin and bake for 30 minutes.
  • To make icing, mix lemon juice into icing sugar. Add a few drops of water if necessary and drizzle icing over top of golden biscuit base. Slice into bars.


Calories: 198kcalCarbohydrates: 25gProtein: 4gFat: 9gSodium: 50mgFiber: 3gCalcium: 20mg
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