It’s easy to think that flapjacks and pancakes are interchangeable, but that is not the case. Flapjacks actually resemble granola bars and can include any add-in that you like. Flapjacks are easy to make and offer many good nutrients that can benefit everyone on a plant-based diet. They make a perfect snack or dessert, and don’t take much effort to make! Don’t forget to check out these recipes and many others on our Food Monster App!

1. Banana and Peanut Butter Flapjacks 

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There’s something about these Banana and Peanut Butter Flapjacks by Hayley Canning that just tastes so amazing, no matter what kind of recipe! In this healthy bar recipe, the banana and peanut butter are blended together along with maple syrup to form a mixture. Then this is mixed with oats, which results in an amazingly healthy sweet, soft and chewy satisfying snack or breakfast on-the-go!

2. Carrot and Raisin Flapjacks

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These vegan Carrot and Raisin Flapjacks by Andri Neocleous only take about 20 minutes to whip up so these are a perfect quick alternative to two classic desserts. The grated carrot makes the flapjacks so moist, whilst the cinnamon and vanilla adds a warming sweet flavor. The cinnamon drizzle adds a little extra flavor to these!

3. Easy Flapjacks

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The easiest flapjacks, which are chewy, crumbly and full of flavor. These Easy Flapjacks by Holly Jade are perfect for breakfast, to crumble over dairy-free yogurt and ice-cream! This recipe is very quick and simple & is a real English sweet treat!

4. Cherry Bakewell Flapjacks

Source: Cherry Bakewell Flapjacks by Holly Jade

These Cherry Bakewell Flapjacks by Holly Jade are a delicious almond flapjack recipe with a hidden layer of jam and dried fruit, finished off with an oat crumble. The incorporated dried cherries give a lovely chewy texture to these flapjacks while adding in an extra burst of cherry flavor.

5. No-Bake Peanut Butter Flapjacks

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These No-Bake Peanut Butter Flapjacks by Hayley Canning can be thrown together in minutes with only five simple ingredients needed. Simply mix all the ingredients together, transfer the mixture to a pan, place in the fridge to firm up and they are ready. They contain a mix of protein, carbs and healthy fats, to keep you full and satisfied!

6. Cacao and Coconut Flapjack Bites

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These energy-boosting Cacao and Coconut Flapjack Bites by Pamela Higgins are the perfect mid morning or mid afternoon snack when hunger hits! Make these for the week and keep them in the fridge – if they last that long!

7. Banana Flapjack Pudding

Source: Banana Flapjack Pudding by Harriet Emily

This is such an easy recipe to make, as you just mash some bananas and mix them with all of the other ingredients. Then, simply pour the mixture into a dish and bake it for 35 minutes. When it has baked, remove it from the oven and serve! This Banana Flapjack Pudding by Harriet Emily  is the perfect speedy dessert or decadent breakfast that’s ready to eat in no time.

8. Chocolate Coated Flapjack

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This Chocolate Coated Flapjack by Stacey Horler tastes incredible, each bite is sweet, chewy and tastes like heaven. I’m not kidding. I’ve been making double the amount every time I make it, it’s that good. My boyfriend has even been hiding it from his work colleagues so he doesn’t have to share it, that’s got to say something right?

9. Banoffee Flapjacks With Date Caramel

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These Banoffee Flapjacks With Date Caramel by Holly Jade are the perfect breakfast or snack, but they taste like dessert. The flapjacks are made from gluten-free oats and paired with a butter date caramel syrup, homemade coconut butter frosting, and if desired, topped off with coconut curls, desiccated coconut, and walnuts. These flapjacks taste heavenly paired with some dairy-free yogurt for breakfast or ice-cream for dessert. Yum!

10. Oaty Flapjack Cookies

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These light, fluffy and delicious Oaty Flapjack Cookies by Andri Neocleous feature chocolate, coconut, peanut butter, dates, apricots and a lot more deliciousness! The sweet and salty flavor of oats shines through in cookie form, making this a tasty and healthy treat.

Flapjacks not only make a snack that is both quick and delicious, but you can add in any flavors you like! These bars are perfect for on-the-go, and also make a great appetizer or dessert.

If you’re looking for flapjacks that aren’t these bars, check out 15 Easy Vegan Breakfast Pancake Recipes!

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