Birdseed Bar: the Sequel

Today I was looking for a recipe that would help me get rid of some leftover bits and pieces such as seeds, dried fruit and oats.
I chose a recipe from the bbcgoodfood website for a seeds and apricot bar. As I did not have any apricots I substituted them with dried pear and dried plums.
The stuff that should hold the bar together is not honey as in the first birdseed bar I made but sugar (140g), golden syrup (3 tablespoons) and butter (also 140g).

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Slowly melt the sugar, butter and syrup.
In the meantime put all of the other ingredients in a bowl.
250g oats.

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50g raisins.

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50g mixed seeds (I used sesame seeds, sunflower seeds and linseed).

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85g roughly chopped walnuts, 40g chopped dried pear and 40g chopped dried plums.

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It almost looks like muesli.

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Add the bubbling sugar-syrup-butter mix.

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Mix well.

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Press the mix into a baking tray until about 1.5 – 2cm thick and bake in the oven for 30-35 minutes at 140 degrees Celsius.

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You have to let the whole thing cool down before cutting it.

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I will do that tomorrow and post an update because now I need some sleep!
Update: they taste delicious if a tad sweet. I cut the slab into squares rather than bars to make smaller pieces.

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