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Chewy Granola Bars

Chewy Granola Bars

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  • Prep 20 mins
  • Bake 25 mins
  • Carb Grams Per Serving: 14

Ingredients

  • 1 cup low-fat granola
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup mixed nuts
  • 1/2 cup white whole wheat flour or whole wheat flour
  • 1/3 cup raisins, dried cherries, dried cranberries, and/or snipped dried apricots
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 3 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Line an 8x8x2-inch baking pan with foil. Grease the foil; set pan aside. Combine granola, oats, nuts, flour, and raisins in a large mixing bowl. Stir together egg, brown sugar, oil, honey, and cinnamon in a small bowl. Stir into granola mixture until well combined. Press evenly into the prepared pan.
  2. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until lightly browned around the edges. Cool on a wire rack. Lift up on foil to remove from pan. Cut into bars. Makes 24 bars.

Storage

  • To store: Store bars in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days.

Variation

  • Energy Bars: Prepare as above except substitute 1/4 cup shelled sunflower seeds and 1/4 cup chopped walnuts for the mixed nuts, substitute 3/4 cup mixed dried fruit bits for the raisins, and substitute ground ginger for the ground cinnamon.
  • Energy Bars: Per serving: 98 cal, 2 pro, 15 carb, 4 fat, 1 sat. fat, 9 chol, 1 fiber, 18 sodium. EXch: 1 carb, 0.5 fat. 1 carb choice.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:

PER SERVING: 94 cal., 4 g total fat (1 g sat. fat), 9 mg chol., 15 mg sodium, 14 g carb. (1 g fiber, 7 g sugars), 2 g pro.

Diabetic Exchanges

Fat (d.e): 0.5; Other Carb (d.e): 1

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