Easy Homemade Granola Bars

Easy Homemade Granola Bars Recipe

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Stephanie Heitmeier

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I was looking for something quick and healthy that my husband and I could grab on the go. These granola bars are great and you can add pretty much anything you want. Im always looking for healthier sugar alternatives and instead of 1 cup of brown sugar I do 1/2 cup brown sugar and 1/2 cup maple syrup flakes. I realize most cooks don't have this on hand so just play around with it!BTW - Get the kids involved in this recipe..Easy for them to do and to customize :)

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
12-15
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

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2 c
quick cooking oats
1 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1/4 c
wheat germ
pinch
salt
1/2 tsp
pumpkin pie spices
1 c
dried cranberries
2 oz
dried apricots chopped
1 tsp
vanilla
1/4 c
honey
2 Tbsp
maple or agave syrup
2 Tbsp
canola oil
1/4 c
natural sliced almonds
1/4 c
natural pepitas
1 Tbsp
flax seed
1 Tbsp
chia seed (or just add 1 more tbs of flax)
1 oz
dark chocolate chopped

How to Make Easy Homemade Granola Bars

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • 2Add all of the ingredients into a bowl and stir until well combined (you can mix wet ingredients in one bowl and dry in another then combine but my motto is simplify the mess...just mix well)
  • 3Line a 9x13 pan with wax paper(can use parchment or foil) and pour mixture into pan pressing down slightly. Bake for 30 minutes or until edges are golden brown.
  • 4Remove from oven and lift out wax paper from pan. Let cool for five minutes before cutting into bars or chunks.

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