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Granola Bar Recipe


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This granola bars recipe makes for a tasty and healthy breakfast.

Morning is not the only time to enjoy this. Try it as a snack or dessert.

With the tasty flavors of dried fruit, sweet honey and crunchy granola, this is a breakfast bar the whole family will love.

This recipe does take some cooking time so plan ahead if you are eating this for breakfast.


Honey Granola Bars

Granola is not just for adding to your breakfast yogurt.

Try making these Honey Granola Squares for a tasty way to start your day.

With low fat ingredients, fruits and the sweet taste of honey, your tastebuds will love waking up to these.

Wrap up the leftovers and have one for a mid-day snack.

Recipe Type

Breakfast, Cookie, Dessert, Snack

Degree of Difficulty

Moderately difficult

Ingredients

  • 3 cups low-fat granola
  • 3/4 cup dried fruit, such as dried cranberries or cherries, or finely chopped dried apricots, apples or pears
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 3/4 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 egg whites, lightly beaten

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, mix together the granola and dried fruits.
  2. In a small saucepan, heat the honey, oil and vanilla over medium heat stirring until honey is dissolved.
  3. Pour honey mixture over granola and mix together until thoroughly coated.
  4. Pour egg whites over granola mixture and mix well
  5. Pack mixture firmly into an 8-inch square non-stick backing pan.
  6. Bake at 325-degrees for 40 minutes or until deep golden brown.
  7. Place pan on a cooling rack. Cool completely.
  8. Cut into approximately 2-1/2 inch squares.
  9. Oven Temperature: 325 degrees F.

Cooking Times

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 40 minutes

Total Time: 50 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition facts shown below are per serving. The number of serving is noted in the header section below.

The serving size is the first item noted on the nutrition facts table.


Nutrition Per Serving

Number of Servings:12
Serving Size 1.8
Calories 183
Total Fat 5.83g
      Sat Fat 0.65g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 68.1mg
Total Carbohydrates 31.7g
      Fiber 1.52g
      Sugar 18.55g
Protein 2.91g



Weight Watchers Points

Orig. WW Pts: 4
Points Plus: 6

Note:  The points plus values include the dried fruits. Without the dried fruit nutrition the ppv is 5.

Tips

Sprinkle a little cinnamon or nutmeg into the mix prior to baking for some additional flavor.

Source

Source: National Honey Board

Web Page: www.honey.com






For more breakfast recipes like these granola bars recipe, try these Blackberry Breakfast bars.

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