You are here: Home » Recipes » Dried Fruit and Nut Bars Dried Fruit and Nut Bars Recipe by Our Cookbook Collection Yield 16 servings This bar recipe is very flexible, as long as you keep the proportions the same. Feel free to make it your own by changing up the dried fruits and nuts to suit your tastes. PrintEmail Ingredients 1/2 cup whole oat flour2 tablespoons oat bran2 tablespoons Sucanat or other unrefined sugar1/4 teaspoon baking soda1/4 teaspoon baking powder1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon pinch freshly grated nutmeg1/4 teaspoon sea salt2 tablespoons flaxseed1/4 cup hulled hemp seeds1 1/2 cups combination almonds, walnuts and pecans, coarsely chopped1/2 cup dried cranberries1/2 cup dried blueberries1/2 cup dried cherries1/2 cup dried dates or prunes, coarsely chopped1/2 cup dried apricots, coarsely chopped1/2 cup dried pears or apples, coarsely chopped1 whole egg plus 2 egg whites1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract Instructions Preheat the oven to 325F. Line an 8 x 8-inch square baking pan with parchment paper, allowing a little extra to hang out the two opposite sides In a large bowl, whisk together flour, oat bran, Sucanat, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt. Stir in flaxseed, hemp seeds, almonds, walnuts, pecans and dried fruit, and mix well. In a separate bowl, beat whole egg, egg whites and vanilla extract until thick and foamy. Add to fruit and nut mixture and mix thoroughly. Scrape into prepared pan, pressing mixture into edges. Bake on center rack of oven for about 30 minutes. Remove and let cool slightly. Lift bars out of pan by holding onto edges of parchment paper. Let finish cooling on a wire rack. Use a sharp chef’s knife to cut into 16 bars. Reprinted with permission from The Eat-Clean Diet Vegetarian Cookbook by Tosca Reno, Robert Kennedy Publishing.