Homemade Granola Bars

Homemade Granola Bars Recipe

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Nina Wade

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@neenat

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

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

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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

How to Make Homemade Granola Bars

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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