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Healthy Granola Bars
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
40 mins
 
This recipe is adapted from Saveur Magazine 10Sept 2012
Course: Breakfast, Healthy
Servings: 12
Author: Ev@shadesofcinnamon.com
Ingredients
  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup raw sliced almonds
  • 1/2 cup sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1 cup raisins , sunflower, pumpkin and sesame seeds
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar (or light brown sugar if coconut sugar not available)
  • 1/4 cup almond butter (recipe added below if almond butter not available)
  • 1/4 cup brown rice syrup (or maple syrup )
  • 1 tsp . vanilla extract
  • A dash of salt (leave out if you prefer no salt)
  • 2 tsp . cinnamon
  • A dash of nutmeg
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F/175ºC with your rack in the middle position.
  2. Line an oiled baking tray with parchment or silicone sheet and set aside.
  3. Mix oats, almonds, coconut, seeds and raisin mix, and dried berries in a large mixing bowl.
  4. Combine coconut oil, coconut sugar, almond butter and brown rice syrup in a small saucepan over medium-low heat and stir until dissolved.
  5. Stir in vanilla, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg and pour over oat mixture, and combine.
  6. Press the granola mixture evenly into prepared pan using a sheet of waxed paper or plastic wrap on surface to avoid the granola sticking to your hands and bake 25 minutes or until golden .
  7. Remove from oven and allow granola bars to cool slightly before cutting into bars.
  8. This can be stored for up to 3 weeks