Cocoa Orange Granola Bars

1 1/2 cups regular rolled oats
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
1 tablespoon grated orange peel
3/4 cup dried fruit (e.g. apricots, raisins, dates)

1 1/4 cup orange juice
2 tablespoons honey

Makes ca. 12 squares
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Preheat oven to 180C. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

In a large bowl, mix all ingredients apart from orange juice and honey until well combined.
In another bowl, combine orange juice and honey. Stir into the dry ingredients until well mixed and let stand for 10-15 minutes.
Spread the batter evenly onto the baking sheet, about 1/2 inch to 3/4 inch high. Bake for 20-25 minutes.
Alternatively, use a large cookie cutter and press spoonfuls of the batter into it. Bake for 15 minutes or until edges are golden brown.
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