Homemade Granola Bars
Ensure you make this healthy snack a nutritious one by making this simple recipe at home.Yield: About 15-20 bars
- 4 1/2 cups rolled oats
- 1 cup whole wheat flour, or spelt
- 1 tsp. baking soda - 1 tsp. vanilla
- 1 cup butter, softened - 1 cup honey
- Choice of add-ins: mini semi-sweet chocolate chips, chopped nuts, peanut butter, soy butter, cocoa powder, dried fruits, sunflower seeds, coconut
Lightly butter a 9×13-inch pan.
In a large mixing bowl, combine butter and honey first. Then add all ingredients except add-ins. Beat hard until combined. Stir in add-ins.
Press mixture into pan, really jam it in there using your hands so the bars don’t fall apart.
Bake at 325 degrees for 25 minutes until golden brown.
Let cool for at least 10 minutes before cutting into bars. Let bars cool completely in pan before removing and serving.
Source: Carmen Staicer