PB & J Crumble Top Flapjacks (no bake!)


There seems to be a little bit of a theme emerging on this blog right now. That’s right: peanut butter & jelly. Well, jam, because we’re in the UK and I like jam because it has seeds in it. If you haven’t checked out my last PB & J recipe then take a look at these easy PB & Jelly Cups, as I’m assuming you’re a fan of this particular food paring.

Today though, we’re looking at something that, yes, you can eat as a dessert- but is great as a transportable snack. The reason I actually made these is so I don’t have to keep buying snack bars post-gym. Now I can pack one of these up, and get my carbs, healthy fats, and protein fix with my favourite ingredients: oats, peanut butter, and jam (and almond milk and honey). That’s right, just FIVE ingredients, no baking, and they’ll keep in the fridge for around 3-4 days. The ingredients are all relatively cheap as well, making these an ideal student staple- other than my PB and jam, I could buy everything at Tesco. If you do really feel the need to add in more protein then throw in some protein powder of choice, but you will need to add in more almond milk to combat the dry texture.

You’re best letting these bars set overnight, and they firm up more the longer they’re in the fridge, but if you really can’t wait you can dig in after they’ve been in the freezer for 15 minutes. Though  I warn you they will be more difficult to pick up…

Continue reading