Monday, June 6, 2011

Chewy Granola Bars

I have been making lots of granola bars lately. When I'm in a hurry, granola bars are so much quicker than cookies.

We've been experimenting with different add-ins. That's the great thing about these bars. Just use up what you have.




1/2 cup oat flour (I grind the oats in a small food processor)

1/2 cup brown sugar, firmly packed

1/4 t. baking soda

1/4 t. baking powder

1 t. cinnamon

1/2 t. salt

1/3 cup honey

Optional add-ins (to total one cup):
coconut
chocolate chips (Enjoy Life)
chopped nuts
dried fruit

Combine oats, flour, brown sugar, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon and salt in a bowl and mix. Add honey and mix well. Add any "add-ins" at this point.

Press the mix evenly into a 8" x 8" pan. Bake at 325 degrees for 18 to 20 minutes. Cool completely before cutting.

Find more healthy recipes at Slightly Indulgent Tuesday and Real Food Weekly. Also linked to the Chic & Crafty Party and Nifty Thrifty Sunday.

5 comments:

  1. Yum! These look really delicious! I love how they almost looks like the granola bars you get at the store!

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  2. I haven't made homemade granola bars in ages. I need to get on this - it would make my husband very happy. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  3. These look great! I think I'm finally going to attempt homemade granola bars! We found your blog through a link party and are your newest followers! We would love to have you follow us back!

    www.sixsistersstuff.blogspot.com

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  4. These look amazing!! My husband is addicted to granola bars and we have been testing and testing recipes! This looks like a winner...

    This would be perfect for my Foodie Friday linky party - stop by this week and link up!

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  5. These look really yummy!
    Thank you so much for linking this up to {nifty thrifty sunday} last week!
    Hope to see you again this weekend!
    xoxo,
    Vanessa

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