Homemade Granola Bars

Homemade Granola Bars might be just the side dish you are searching for. For 88 cents per serving, this recipe covers 10% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. One serving contains 284 calories, 5g of protein, and 12g of fat. This recipe serves 12. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 4 hours and 5 minutes. It is brought to you by Foodnetwork. 306 people found this recipe to be delicious and satisfying. A mixture of wheat germ, unsalted butter, dates, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so delicious. It is a good option if you're following a lacto ovo vegetarian diet. With a spoonacular score of 44%, this dish is good. Try Homemade Granola Bars, Homemade Granola Bars, and Homemade Granola Bars for similar recipes.

Servings: 12

Preparation duration: 25 minutes

Cooking duration: 220 minutes

 

Ingredients:

1 cup sliced almonds

1 cup shredded coconut, loosely packed

1/2 cup chopped pitted dates

1/2 cup chopped dried apricots

1/2 cup dried cranberries

2/3 cup honey

1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

1/4 cup light brown sugar, lightly packed

2 cups old-fashioned oatmeal

3 tablespoons unsalted butter

1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract

1/2 cup toasted wheat germ

Equipment:

baking paper

baking pan

oven

frying pan

mixing bowl

sauce pan

Cooking instruction summary:

Watch how to make this recipe. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Butter an 8 by 12-inch baking dish and line it with parchment paper. Toss the oatmeal, almonds, and coconut together on a sheet pan and bake for 10 to 12 minutes, stirring occasionally, until lightly browned. Transfer the mixture to a large mixing bowl and stir in the wheat germ. Reduce the oven temperature to 300 degrees F. Place the butter, honey, brown sugar, vanilla, and salt in a small saucepan and bring to a boil over medium heat. Cook and stir for a minute, then pour over the toasted oatmeal mixture. Add the dates, apricots, and cranberries and stir well. Pour the mixture into the prepared pan. Wet your fingers and lightly press the mixture evenly into the pan. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, until light golden brown. Cool for at least 2 to 3 hours before cutting into squares. Serve at room temperature.

 

Step by step:


1. Watch how to make this recipe.

2. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Butter an 8 by 12-inch baking dish and line it with parchment paper.

3. Toss the oatmeal, almonds, and coconut together on a sheet pan and bake for 10 to 12 minutes, stirring occasionally, until lightly browned.

4. Transfer the mixture to a large mixing bowl and stir in the wheat germ.

5. Reduce the oven temperature to 300 degrees F.

6. Place the butter, honey, brown sugar, vanilla, and salt in a small saucepan and bring to a boil over medium heat. Cook and stir for a minute, then pour over the toasted oatmeal mixture.

7. Add the dates, apricots, and cranberries and stir well.

8. Pour the mixture into the prepared pan. Wet your fingers and lightly press the mixture evenly into the pan.

9. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, until light golden brown. Cool for at least 2 to 3 hours before cutting into squares.

10. Serve at room temperature.


Nutrition Information:

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284k Calories
5g Protein
12g Total Fat
42g Carbs
4% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
284k
14%

Fat
12g
19%

  Saturated Fat
4g
28%

Carbohydrates
42g
14%

  Sugar
31g
34%

Cholesterol
7mg
3%

Sodium
55mg
2%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
5g
11%

Manganese
1mg
65%

Vitamin E
3mg
24%

Fiber
4g
18%

Magnesium
61mg
15%

Phosphorus
145mg
15%

Copper
0.26mg
13%

Selenium
7µg
11%

Vitamin B1
0.15mg
10%

Zinc
1mg
10%

Vitamin B2
0.17mg
10%

Iron
1mg
9%

Potassium
300mg
9%

Folate
25µg
6%

Vitamin B3
1mg
6%

Vitamin A
283IU
6%

Vitamin B6
0.11mg
6%

Calcium
49mg
5%

Vitamin B5
0.4mg
4%

covered percent of daily need
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