Granola Bars

Steps on how to prepare a Granola Bars recipe

Time

25 minutes

Servings

1

Calories

240.7

    Ingredients

  • 4 cups oats (old-fashioned)
  • 1/2 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1/2 cup coconut
  • 1/2 cup flax seed meal
  • 1/2 cup oat bran
  • 1/2 cup chopped dates (or a combination of both) or 1/2 cup mixed dried fruit (or a combination of both)
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts (almonds, walnuts, whatever you prefer)
  • 1/4 cup margarine
  • 3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

    How to make it

  1. 1. STEP

    In a large mixing bowl combine oats, sunflower kernels, coconut, flax seed meal, oat bran, dates/fruit and nuts.

  2. 2. STEP

    In a small sauce pan, melt margarine over medium-low heat.

  3. 3. STEP

    Add corn syrup, flour, brown sugar, cinnamon and honey; stir to combine.

  4. 4. STEP

    Increase heat to medium and stir occasionally.

  5. 5. STEP

    Meanwhile spray a 13x9 baking pan with non-stick spray.

  6. 6. STEP

    Measure out a sheet of foil large enough to cover pan.

  7. 7. STEP

    Spray foil with non-stick spray and set aside.

  8. 8. STEP

    Cook corn syrup mixture until it comes to a full boil; let boil for one minute.

  9. 9. STEP

    Remove from heat and pour over oat mixture.

  10. 10. STEP

    Stir to combine (mixture will be very stiff).

  11. 11. STEP

    Transfer mixture into prepared pan.

  12. 12. STEP

    Cover with prepared foil and PRESS FIRMLY.

  13. 13. STEP

    You want the mixture to be as compact as possible.

  14. 14. STEP

    Ive even used a small cutting board to help press the mixture firmly& evenly (dont be afraid to stand on it!).

  15. 15. STEP

    When mixture is as firm and even as you would like, remove foil& let mixture cool.

  16. 16. STEP

    Cut into bars.

  17. 17. STEP

    Note: Dont be afraid to add, remove and/or substitute ingredients, such as chocolate chips, wheat germ, raisins, anything goes.

  18. 18. STEP

    Id love to get some other suggestions!

    Ingredients

  • 4 cups oats (old-fashioned)
  • 1/2 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1/2 cup coconut
  • 1/2 cup flax seed meal
  • 1/2 cup oat bran
  • 1/2 cup chopped dates (or a combination of both) or 1/2 cup mixed dried fruit (or a combination of both)
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts (almonds, walnuts, whatever you prefer)
  • 1/4 cup margarine
  • 3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

    Tags

    LUNCH/SNACKS

    GRAINS

    FRUIT

    NUTS

    < 30 MINS

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