Oatmeal Raisin Quinoa Granola Bars

Jean Ray


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.


★★★★★ 4 votes

5 Min
20 Min


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

How to Make Oatmeal Raisin Quinoa Granola Bars


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

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About Oatmeal Raisin Quinoa Granola Bars

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

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