For the syrup, combine ingredients in a steam kettle and bring to a simmer.
Cook for 4 minutes, then reserve for use in bar.
For bars, preheat oven to 300°F. Line a baking pan with parchment paper and coat with nonstick spray.
Mix all dry ingredients in a large bowl.
Pour the prepared syrup onto the dry ingredients and mix thoroughly.
Press firmly into prepared baking pan. Bake for 35-40 minutes, then allow to cool for 10 minutes.
Turn out onto cutting board and cut into 40 gram bars.
Seal in bags and store at room temperature.