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Granola Bars

 

These scrumptious snacks are perfect for a light breakfast or for the kids lunchbags.
213

Yield

16

servings

Prep

15

min

Cook

15

min

Ready

30

min

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

Ingredients

1 cup brown sugar
*
½ cup light corn syrup
½ cup margarine
melted
cups peanut butter
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
3 cups oats, quick cooking
can substitute half oats and half crisped rice
½ cup sunflower seeds
½ cup coconut
*
cup wheat germ
½ cup raisins, seedless
1 cup carob chips
*
nuts
or dried fruits you want to add
*

Directions

*You may substitute 1½ cup crisped rice for 1½ cup of the oats.

Preheat the oven to 350℉ (180℃).

Coat the inside of a glass 9x12 inch baking dish with light vegetable oil.

In a large bowl, combine the sugar, corn syrup, vegetable margarine, peanut butter and vanilla extract, and stir well to the consistency of a paste.

Stir in remaining ingredients and work the mixture so that several large clumps adhere together.

Using your fingers, press the mixture into the baking dish.

Bake at 350℉ (180℃) for 15 to 20 minutes until the preparation turns golden brown.

Allow to cool completely before cutting into bars.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 48g (1.7 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 22659% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 23%
Saturated Fat 3g 14%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 134mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 7%
Dietary Fiber 2g 10%
Sugars g
Protein 11g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 2% Iron 6%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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