Festive apricot spiced flapjack (v)

Christmas spices warm up this oaty treat, whilst dried apricots add sweetness and texture.
Makes 12 small squares.

Author: Bite-sized thoughts.

Original post (with pictures) here.

125g traditional rolled oats
60g non-dairy spread or margarine
40g coconut sugar (or brown sugar)
1-1/2 tbsp golden syrup
1 tsp mixed spice
1/2 tsp ground dried cloves
12 dried apricots, chopped

1. Preheat your oven to 180'C and prepare a loaf tin or small square baking tin.
2. Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl (if using a microwave) or small saucepan. Heat gently on or over low heat until the spread / margarine has melted. Stir thoroughly.
3. Transfer the mixture to your prepared tin and press down, distributing evenly.
4. Bake for approximately 15 minutes or until golden brown.
5. Cut into squares before removing from the tin.