Baked Granola Bars
These crunchy, sweet granola bars are satisfying any time of day. Change up the add-ins to create your own bars.
- 1½ cups (375 mL) old-fashioned oats
- ½ tsp (2 mL) baking soda
- ¼ cup (60 mL) agave nectar or honey
- 3 tbsp (45 mL) brown sugar
- 2 tbsp (30 mL) oil or melted butter
- 1 cup (250 mL) total add-ins:
Chopped nuts, dried fruit, chocolate morsels, crushed pretzels, crushed cereal, and/or sweetened flaked coconut
Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C).
Combine the oats, baking soda, and add-ins. Add the oil, honey, and brown sugar, and mix well.
Bake for 14–16 minutes, or until the oats start to brown.
Remove the Snack Bar Maker from the oven to a cooling rack. Cool for 5 minutes on a cooling rack. Cover with the lid and chill in the freezer for 15 minutes or in the refrigerator until set.
- 12 servings
Nutrients per serving:
U.S. nutrients per serving (with ½ cup/125 mL) almonds and ½ cup/125 mL cranberries): Calories 150, Total Fat 5 g, Saturated Fat 0 g, Cholesterol 0 mg, Sodium 55 mg, Carbohydrate 24 g, Fiber 2 g, Sugars 14 g, Protein 3 g
You can store finished granola bars in the refrigerator or at room temperature.