Date, Fig & Orange Oatmeal Bars

These yummy oat bars are ideal healthy lunchbox fillers for all the family! Full of fibre, they'll help ward off the hunger pains all day!


100g plain flour

100g porridge oats

100g dates, chopped

2 fresh figs, chopped

50g brown sugar

¼ tsp salt

¼ tsp bicarbonate soda

Zest of half an orange

½ tsp ground cinnamon

50g low fat spread, melted

50ml sunflower oil

50ml orange juice

For the filling:

75g FAGE Total 0%

Zest of half orange

50g caster sugar

30g plain flour

1 large egg white, lightly beaten 

  1. Preheat the oven to 160°C / 320°F / Gas Mark 3.
  2. Line a baking tray (approximately 24x18cm) with baking parchment, or use a non stick tray.
  3. Mix the flour, oats, dates, figs, sugar, salt, bicarbonate soda, zest and cinnamon together.
  4. Mix the low fat spread, oil and orange juice together and fold in the flour and oat mixture to form a moist and crumbly mix.
  5. Press three quarters of the oat mixture into the bottom of the prepared tray and place the remaining mixture to one side.
  6. In a separate bowl mix together the zest, FAGE Total 0% yoghurt, sugar, flour and egg white.
  7. Spread the yoghurt mixture over the prepared base and then sprinkle the remaining oat mixture on top.
  8. Bake for 40 minutes or until edges are golden.
  9. Cool completely in tray on a wire rack before slicing.