no-baked good for you granola bars

★★★★★ 3
a recipe by
ravishing rubbies
michigan, WY

these bars are low-fat,they are satisfying but not too sweet.The added granola gives them more of a crunch and the cashew butter makes them extra moist.The total time:75 minutes for this recipe.It makes 24 bars=2 dozen.

★★★★★ 3
serves 24 =1 bar per serving
prep time 15 Min

Ingredients For no-baked good for you granola bars

  • 1 c
    light corn syrup
  • 1/2 c
    packed dark brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 c
    cashew butter
  • 1 c
    powdered nonfat milk
  • 1 Tbsp
    vanilla extract
  • 3 c
    granola cereal
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cinnamon

How To Make no-baked good for you granola bars

  • 1
    Lightly coat a 9-inch baking pan and a sheet of wax paper with cooking spray and set them aside.In a large saucepan over medium-high heat,stir together the corn syrup and brown sugar.Let the mixture cook until the sugar dissolves,about 1 minute,then bring it to a simmer and let it cook for 30 seconds more.
  • 2
    Remove the pan from the heat and use a long-handled metal spoon to stir in the cashew butter,powdered milk,and vanilla until smooth.Stir in the granola and cinnamon.Transfer the mixture to the prepared pan,then use the waxed paper,oiled side down,to flatten it.
  • 3
    Let the mixture cool for 1 hour,then turn it out onto a cutting board.If needed,use a knife to release it.Slice the granola into 24 bars and store them in a sealable container layered between sheets of waxed paper until ready to eat.They can be kept up to 1 week.