Cinnamon Granola Bars

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Teresa Blackburn
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  • Yield: 12 servings

Nutty and naturally sweet, these bars contain the antioxidant vitamin E, which is found in nuts, many fruits and especially in wheat germ.

Ingredients

1cup quick-cooking or old-fashioned oats
1/2cup wheat germ
1/2cup whole-wheat flour
1cup sliced almonds
1 1/2teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/2teaspoon salt
1 (7-ounce) package dried fruit bits, or 1 1/2 cups mixed dried fruit, finely chopped
2 eggs
1/3cup honey
1teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Lightly coat 8-inch square baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together oats, wheat germ, flour, almonds, cinnamon and salt with a fork until blended; stir in dried fruit.
  3. Whisk together eggs, honey and vanilla in a small bowl until well blended; pour over oat mixture and stir to combine. Scrape mixture into prepared pan; press until evenly spread. Bake 15 to 18 minutes, until the edges turn golden brown.

 

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 186
  • Fat 6g
  • Saturated Fat 1g
  • Cholesterol 35mg
  • Sodium 124mg
  • Carbohydrate 31g
  • Fiber 4g
  • Protein 6g
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