Soft and Chewy Christmas Flapjack Recipe

Soft and Chewy Christmas Flapjack

Soft and Chewy Christmas Flapjack Recipe

Quick and easy to make Flapjack recipe, all in one large pan. Made extra tasty and Christmasy with the addition of spicy mincemeat.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine British
Servings 12 portions


  • Large saucepan
  • Wooden spoon
  • Rectangular tin, 26 x 17 x 3cm


  • 425 g porridge oats
  • 225 g mincemeat I use a jar of good quality shop bought sweet mincemeat.
  • 175 g butter
  • 300 g golden syrup Honey is a good alternative.


  • Pre-heat the oven, gas mark 4/180° Celsius.
  • Melt the butter, mincemeat and syrup together in a large saucepan over a low heat, stirring with a wooden spoon.
  • Remove from the heat and add the oats, stirring well to combine.
  • Pour into the lightly greased tin and press down evenly with the back of a tablespoon.
  • Bake in the centre of the oven for 25 minutes until golden brown.
  • Cut into 12 rectangles (or squares for smaller portions) while warm and leave in the tin to cool completely.


This Soft and Chewy Christmas Flapjack Recipe is a super quick and easy festive treat to make. Bake a batch before the festive madness begins, and it’ll stay moist and chewy right through the holidays if you keep it in a good tin. Or at least it will if it doesn’t get gobbled up first… They’re also a fantastic energy snack to take on those winter walks!
Keyword Christmas Food, Flapjack

Image by sageus from Pixabay

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