Granola Bites with California Prunes

Makes: 32 piecesPrep Time: 10 minutesCook Time: 35-40 minutes


  • 200g margarine
  • 400g porridge oats
  • 50g pumpkins seeds
  • 20g chia seeds
  • 30g sunflower seeds
  • 70g walnuts
  • 5 tbsp honey
  • 150g caster sugar
  • 100g California Prunes
  • 1/2 lemon


  1. Preheat your oven to 160°C and line a baking tin with grease proof paper.
  2. In a pan melt the butter, and in a separate bowl weigh out all the other ingredients.
  3. Pour the butter over the other ingredients and mix until everything is well combined.
  4. Place the mixture into a greaseproof lined tin and press down to make the surface even.
  5. Bake the granola bake in the oven for 35-40 minutes, then turn the oven off and leave the bake in the oven for a further 10 minutes.
  6. Allow to cool and then cut into 32 bite-sized squares.


Peter Sidwell

Peter Sidwell

California Prune Board Ambassador Peter Sidwell, is a chef, baker, TV presenter, author, and innovator of all things food related. Peter has been a chef all his working life and over the years has developed a simple, fresh and innovative way of cooking which focuses on the importance of fine ingredients and technical know-how to ensure the best results. Peter has travelled the world cooking, talking and demonstrating his approach and explaining how and why it works so well for all manner of food offerings. Peter works both with chefs, consumers, food producers and retailers to innovate, create process or refine procurement. Working from his new innovation centre in England's beautiful Lake District, Peter and his team create exciting, attractive and mouth-watering new recipes with digital content, showcasing the delicious flavour and versatility of California Prunes.