Nutty Apple-Cranberry Granola Bars

Nutty Apple-Cranberry Granola Bars 580 Image by: Nutty Apple-Cranberry Granola Bars 580 Author: Canadian Living

These chewy granola bars are dead simple to make for a great breakfast or snack on the go. Be sure to pack the granola down as tightly as you can before baking so the bars stay together after they're cut. To store, layer between strips of waxed paper so they don't stick together.

  • Portion size 16 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup Maple Walnut Butter recipe
  • 1/3 cup liquid honey
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 cups large-flake rolled oats
  • 3/4 cups diced dried apples
  • 3/4 cups chopped toasted walnuts
  • 2/3 cups dried cranberries
  • 2/3 cups roasted pepitas (hulled pumpkin seeds)

Method

In saucepan, combine corn syrup, Maple Walnut Butter, honey and oil; heat over medium heat, stirring often, until melted and smooth, about 4 minutes.

Meanwhile, in large bowl, combine rolled oats, dried apple, walnuts, dried cranberries and pepitas;pour syrup mixture over top and stir to coat evenly.

Scrape into parchment paper–lined 13- x 9-inch (3.5 L) cake pan, pressing mixture firmly with bottom of measuring cup or greased spatula.

Bake in 325°F (160°C) oven until golden brown, about 25 minutes. Let cool completely on rack. Cut into bars. (Make-ahead: store in airtight container for up to 1 week).

Nutritional facts per bar: about

  • Fibre 4 g
  • Sodium 34 mg
  • Sugars 15 g
  • Protein 7 g
  • Calories 278.0
  • Total fat 16 g
  • Potassium 195 mg
  • Saturated fat 2 g
  • Total carbohydrate 32 g

%RDI

  • Iron 17.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 9.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 2.0
  • 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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