Oatmeal Raisin Quinoa Granola Bars

Jean Ray

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@Sheepdoc

Made for the Quinoa challenge for CQ 14. You can use any kind of dried fruit, nuts, and any kind of nut butter. Change the spices to match the fruit/nut combo.


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Serves:
8
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2 1/2 c
old-fashioned oatmeal
1/2 c
chopped pecans
1/4 c
white pearl quinoa
1 c
raisins
1/3 c
honey
1/3 c
nut butter
1/4 c
butter
1/4 c
brown sugar
2 tsp
cinnamon
1 tsp
vanilla

Step-By-Step

1rinse quinoa if needed and let dry. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line 8x8 pan with foil and butter or spray with Pam.
2Toast oatmeal, quinoa, and pecans in oven for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. When toasted, place in mixing bowl and add raisins.
3Place rest of ingredients in small pan and heat and stir until hot and sugar is dissolved.
4Pour hot liquid over oatmeal mixture and stir until well coated.
5Place mixture in prepared 8x8 pan. Put waxed paper or parchment paper over and press firmly to flatten and push mixture into corners. Chill in refrigerator several hours.
6Remove from pan using foil to lift. Cut into bars.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Wheat Free