Gluten-Free Chewy Honey-Nut Snack Bars

Author: Canadian Living

  • Portion size 12 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: May 2011

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup almond butter
  • 1/4 cup natural peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup liquid honey
  • 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2/3 cups gluten-free large-flake rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup chopped date
  • 1/3 cup hulled unsalted sunflower seed
  • 1 egg whites

Method

In saucepan, bring almond butter, honey, brown sugar, oil, salt and cinnamon to boil over medium heat, stirring until sugar is dissolved, about 1 minute. Let cool slightly.

Meanwhile, in bowl, combine rolled oats, pecans, dates and sunflower seeds; set aside.

Whisk egg white into honey mixture; fold in oat mixture until evenly coated. Press firmly into parchment paper–lined or greased foil-lined 8-inch (2 L) square cake pan.

Bake in 325°F (160°C) oven until golden brown, about 20 minutes. Let cool in pan on rack for 30 minutes. Refrigerate until cold, about 1 hour. Cut into bars.

Nutritional facts Per bar: about

  • Sodium 55 mg
  • Protein 3 g
  • Calories 180.0
  • Total fat 11 g
  • Potassium 168 mg
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Total carbohydrate 20 g

%RDI

  • Iron 7.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 7.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 3.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 0.0
  • Vitamin C 0.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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