This recipe will warm you with love, nutrition that will boost your energy and yet satisfy your snacking and most of you’ll want to share your treats.
As you prepare for company this holiday season, you’ll want these granola bars on hand!
These chewy, kid-friendly bars are the ideal grab-and-go treat to have on hand a sudden snack attack hits. Store-bought breakfast favorites can be loaded with refined sugars, preservatives, and other less-than-healthy ingredients. These little beauties are tart and savory, thanks to the addition of cranberries, walnuts, and cinnamon. They would be great on a platter in your kitchen or individually wrapped in your car for your next road trip!
Servings 18 servings
1 cup low-fat granola
1 cup dry old-fashioned rolled oats
½ cup whole-wheat flour
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 large egg, beaten
1 cup unsweetened applesauce
¼ cup raw honey
½ cup dried cranberries
½ cup walnuts, chopped
INSTRUCTIONS1. Preheat the oven to 350° F.2. Combine granola, oats, flour, and cinnamon in a large bowl; mix well. Set aside.3. Combine egg, applesauce, and honey in a medium bowl; mix well.4. Add oat mixture to egg mixture; mix until just blended.5. Fold in cranberries and walnuts.6. Spread mixture into an 8 x 8-inch baking pan. Bake for 20 to 22 minutes, or until firm.7. Cut into 18 bars.