Month: August 2015

Crunchy Nectarine Macadamia Granola Bars

The long-delayed part 2 of my road trip posts! These granola bars, studded with macadamias and golden raisins, filled out by puffed rice and oats, and with a scent of cardamom, are crunchy, satisfying, and the perfect thing to keep you going on a long road trip, cheer you on a rainy morning, or sustain you long enough to see the Norwegian midnight sun on a chilly night. Check out Instagram for a few more pictures of the road trip! Makes sixteen 2.5×12.5 cm (1×5 in) bars. Ingredients 60 ml (1/4 cup) honey 120ml (1/2 cup) nectarine purée 1/2 teaspoon cardamom 125g (1 1/2 cups) oats 200g (1 1/2 cups) macadamia nuts, chopped 40g (1/2 cup) shredded coconut 40g (1 1/3 cups) puffed rice cereal 100g (3/4 cup) golden raisins Directions Preheat the oven to 180C/350F, and spread the oats, macadamia nuts, and coconut onto a baking sheet; toast them for 10-15 minutes, until lightly golden. Remove to cool and reduce the oven temperature to 150C/300F. Heat the honey in the microwave for 20 seconds, …