Looking for flapjack recipes? Want to bake with oats? Try our ideas below, then check out our biscuit recipes.


Learn how to make flapjacks with our classic recipe below, featuring a simple combination of golden syrup, sugar, flour and oats. If you fancy trying more flavour variations, then why not also check out our fruity variations with dates, raspberry and lemon, or even peanut butter and jam. If you prefer a savoury flapjack, then we've also got some exciting options, including cheddar, leek and amaranth bars plus cheese and Marmite flavour. These oaty bakes are budget-friendly and highly versatile, so why not make a batch and come up with your own flavours?

Easy flapjack ideas

Classic flapjacks

These oaty bars are sticky with golden syrup and brown sugar. Serve them up with a cup of tea or pack into lunch boxes for an energy hit.

Flapjack Recipe

Healthy flapjacks

Want to make your flapjacks healthier? This is the recipe you've been looking for, with date, sultana and almond making for a lighter version of the classic recipe.

Healthy Flapjacks with Seeds on a Wooden Board

Date flapjacks

These flapjacks with dates and seeds look impressive but require only 10 minutes of hands-on time. Drizzle with peanut butter for a lovely, nutty finish.

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A slate board topped with slices of golden oat flapjacks, drizzled with peanut butter

Cheddar, leek and amaranth flapjack

This cheesy, herby flapjack contains amaranth – an incredible little seed that’s gluten-free and high in protein, calcium and vitamin C. This recipe makes for a filling and wholesome snack that would go well with a bowl of soup or act as a great post-workout energy bar.

Flapjack Recipe with Cheddar, Leek And Amaranth

No-bake vegan flapjacks

These dairy-free, oaty breakfast bars use dates and nut butter to hold them together. Experiment with different seeds and nuts in your next batch of flapjacks, and use agave for a vegan version.

Vegan Flapjack Recipe

Peanut butter flapjacks

An inventive new flapjack recipe that combines the wonder of PBJ (peanut butter and jam) with rolled oats, raspberry coulis and golden syrup.

Peanut Butter Flapjacks Recipe

Raspberry and lemon flapjacks

With a delicious layer of raspberries, these citrusy oat bars are sure to be a hit as an afternoon treat.

Raspberry and lemon flapjacks

Cheese and Marmite flapjacks

A great way to pack in the oats without adding tons of sugar – these savoury flapjacks combine cheese and Marmite for an umami hit.

Cheese Flapjacks Recipe with Marmite

Jammy simnel flapjacks with scorched marzipan

Check out this mash-up of simnel cake and flapjacks, with a marzipan top and jammy filling. Packed with cherries, mixed spice and almonds, these easy bars make an ideal Easter treat to feed the family.

Gooey Flapjack Recipe with Marzipan

Pear and blackberry crumble bars

Use fresh or frozen blackberries to make these delicious oaty flapjack bars, perfect for breakfast on the go or as an afternoon treat – wholemeal flour gives them a fibre boost and adds to the overall nutty flavour.

A marble chopping board topped with slices of oaty bars

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