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Granola Bars

Granola Bars

112 Ratings
112 Ratings
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Makes: 24 servings
Total Cost: $$$$

Make your own granola bars at home. This recipe combines raisins, carrots, oats, and honey for a healthy snack or breakfast on-the-go.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup honey
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 3 1/2 cups rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup carrot (grated)
  • 1/2 cup coconut

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2. Peel and grate the carrots.
3. Put the honey and peanut butter in a large saucepan. Cook on low heat until they melt.
4. Remove the pan from the heat. Turn off the burner.
5. Add oatmeal, raisins, carrots, and coconut to the saucepan. Stir well, and let it cool until you can safely touch it with your hands.
6. Put the mix into a 9"x13" baking pan.
7. Press the mix firmly into the bottom of the pan.
8. Bake for 25 minutes.
9. Cut into 24 bars.

Source:

Pennsylvania Nutrition Education Program, Pennsylvania Nutrition Education Network
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Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 bar, 1/24 of recipe (43g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 168
Total Fat 7 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 44 mg
Carbohydrates 24 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Sugars 15 g
Added Sugars included 12 g
Protein 4 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 14 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 171 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 168
Total Fat 7 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2 g
Linoleic Acid 2 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Carbohydrates 24 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Sugars 15 g
Added Sugars included 12 g
Protein 4 g
Minerals
Calcium 14 mg
Potassium 171 mg
Sodium 44 mg
Copper 120 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 39 mg
Phosphorus 100 mg
Selenium 4 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 22 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.1 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 0 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 1 mcg
Folate 13 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.1 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 2 mg
Choline 16 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Grains 1/2 ounces
Protein Foods 1/2 ounces

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The bars are rather basic, with only a mild flavor. A great base to build on if you want to make a more flavorful version. Can't beat the price per bar though.
04/01/17
Is this supposed to make and 8x8, a 9x9, an 8x12, a 9x13 pan? Jelly Roll Pan? I'm presuming the pan must be greased or sprayed to prevent sticking.
09/12/14
I tested this recipe with some friends who were wanting me to make them granola bars. It was very easy to follow (the recipe is accurate) and tasted good. My only other comment is that the bars are very peanutty...this is not a problem in my book, I quite liked it, just don't be expecting Nature Valley granola bars.
06/14/13
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