Homemade Granola Bars Recipe

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Homemade Granola Bars

Nina Wade

By
@neenat

This recipe is quick, easy and sooo good. You'll never buy granola bars again!


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Serves:

Makes 20 small squares

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Ingredients

2 c
old fashioned oats
1 c
coconut, shredded, sweetened
1 c
pecan pieces
2/3 c
honey
4 Tbsp
butter
1 dash(es)
cinnamon
1/4 c
brown sugar
2 tsp
vanilla
1/2 c
raisins
1/2 c
wheat germ, toasted
1/2 c
chopped apricots, dried
1/2 c
cranberries, dried
1/4 tsp
salt

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 and butter well an 8 1/2 x 11 pan with parchment paper on the bottom. (Do not use wax paper)
2
Combine oats, coconut and nuts on a cookie sheet and bake at 350 for 12 minutes, stirring 2-3 times. Turn oven to 300, remove from heat, put in bowl and stir in wheat germ.
3
In a saucepan, combine honey, butter, cinnamon, brown sugar, vanilla and salt. Boil for 4 minutes.
4
Pour sauce over oat mixture and add dried fruit. Stir together well. Press granola well into pan with buttered fingers and press down.
5
Bake at 300 for 30 minutes. Let cool for 2 hours before cutting. Loosen edges with knife, turn out onto cutting board. Enjoy!

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