Politismos eMagazine | Energy bars with nuts and dried plums

Energy bars with nuts and dried plums


  • 2 ½ cups dried oatmeal
  • ½ cup nuts (almonds, walnuts, hazelnuts, Brazil nuts)
  • ½ cup of honey
  • 2 tbsp. maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp of butter
  • 2 tbsp. black sugar (also known as “pure brown sugar” and can be found in Asian food markets)
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla
  • 1/2 cup Dried Plums
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips


  • Preheat the oven to 350° F.
  • Line a sheet pan with wax paper. Spread the oats and nuts in an even layer across the sheet pan. Bake for 8-10 minutes.
  • In a saucepan, combine the honey, sugar and butter. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently until the sugar dissolves. Remove from heat. Add the vanilla and maple syrup. Stir to combine.
  • In a bowl, mix the oats, nuts, dried plums and the sugar mixture.
  • Line a rectangular baking pan with wax paper. Pour in the granola mix and press. Leave in the refrigerator for 2-3 hours and then cut into bars.
01 Mar 2019, by Politismos Museum of Greek History in Gastronomyx