Don't miss another issue…      Subscribe

Almond, Peanut Butter and Dried Fruits Granola Bars

 
Almond, Peanut Butter and Dried Fruits Granola Bars
190

Pieces of almonds, dried apricots, cranberries, prunes and chocolate chips are tossed with creamy peanut butter, oats, a bit honey and ground flax seeds. These delicious granola bars are perfect for grap-go breakfast.

Yield

16

servings

Prep

5

min

Cook

20

min

Ready

25

min

Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, Low Sodium
 

Ingredients

1 ½ cups rolled oats
or quick-cooking
¼ cup ground flax seed
or wheat germ, wheat bran
*
¼ cup almonds
finely chopped
*
¼ cup cranberries, dried
finely chopped
*
¼ cup apricots, dried
finely chopped
*
¼ cup prunes
finely chopped
*
¼ cup chocolate chips (semi-sweet)
*
½ cup peanut butter
creamy and natural
3 tablespoons honey
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
¼ teaspoon almond extract
*
2 tablespoons vegetable oil

Directions

Preheat oven to 350℉ (180℃). Spray a 7 by 9-inch or 8 by 8-inch baking pan with non-stick spray or lined with foil.

Combine oats, ground flax seeds, almonds, dried fruits and chocolate chips in a large bowl, and mix well.

Add peanut butter and honey in a small saucepan, and bring to a boil over medium high heat, stirring constantly.

Remove from heat, and stir in almond and vanilla extract until well combined.

Add peanut butter mixture to oat mixture. Mix with a wooden spoon until everything is well combined and moistened.

Press mixture into prepared baking pan firmly.

Bake for about 15 minutes until edges start to become brown, and the top firms up a bit.

Remove from oven, let cool in pan on wire rack for about 10 minutes.

Remove from pan, let cool on wire rack completely.

Cut into 16 bars with a sharp knife.

They can be stored at an air-tight container in the frige for up to at least 1 week.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

Reviews

almost 5 years

Pieces of almonds, dried apricots, cranberries, prunes and chocolate chips are tossed with creamy peanut butter, oats, a bit honey and ground flax seeds. These delicious granola bars are perfect for grap-go breakfast.

Add review

 

 

Comments

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 28g (1.0 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 13446% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 10%
Saturated Fat 1g 6%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 38mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2g 9%
Sugars g
Protein 10g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 1% Iron 5%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

Add Photo

Up to 1MB in size, .jpg format

 

Live Feed