Kidspot Kitchen

Kidspot Kitchen

Sesame bars recipe

These delicious sesame squares are full of honey, peanut butter and raisins. They are highly nutritious and great for hiking snacks. Find more on Kidspot New Zealand's recipe finder.



  • 6 tbsp honey
  • 1/3 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cups powdered milk
  • 1 cup shredded coconut
  • 1/3 cup chopped raisins
  • 1 cup sesame seeds


In a small saucepan, over a low heat, warm the honey and peanut butter until combined. Remove from heat and leave to cool.

Add the honey mixture to the rest of the ingredients and combine.

Line a slice tin with baking paper and press the mixture in firmly and press with the back of a metal spoon.

Refrigerate and when firm, cut into squares.


  • The ingredients will seem a little dry at first but when it is pressed into the tin it all amalgamates well.
  • You could heat the honey and peanut butter in the microwave for one minute on high if you don't want to use a saucepan.
  • This recipe is called sesame bars but you can also cut them into squares too.
  • This recipe was created by Jennifer Cheung for Kidspot, New Zealand's best recipe finder.