Sunflower Seed Granola Bars

Sunflower Seed Granola Bars 150 Image by: Sunflower Seed Granola Bars 150 Author: Canadian Living

Granola bars make a great snack at any time. You can wrap and freeze them separately for up to one month to pop into lunches in the morning.

  • Portion size 16 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: August 2005

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup corn syrup
  • 1/3 cup liquid honey
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 cups large-flake rolled oats
  • 1 1/2 cup hulled unsalted sunflower seed
  • 1 cup rice crisp cereal
  • 1 cup raisin (sliced)
  • 1 cup dried apricot (sliced)
  • 1/2 cup sliced almond

Method

Grease 13- x 9-inch (3.5 L) metal cake pan or line with parchment paper; set aside.

In saucepan, bring corn syrup, honey and oil to boil over medium heat. Reduce heat and simmer until slightly thickened, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat; let cool slightly, about 1 minute.

Meanwhile, in large bowl, combine rolled oats, sunflower seeds, cereal, raisins and almonds. Pour syrup over top and stir to coat evenly. Pack into prepared pan, pressing firmly with back of spoon or greased spatula.

Bake in centre of 350°F (180°C) oven until golden brown, about 25 minutes. Let cool on rack. Cut into bars.

Nutritional facts <b>Per bar:</b> about

  • Sodium 33 mg
  • Protein 6 g
  • Calories 251.0
  • Total fat 14 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Total carbohydrate 30 g

%RDI

  • Iron 14.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 17.0
  • 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 2.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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