Lunchbox Granola Bars
- 2 cups rolled oats 500 mL
- 1 cup whole wheat flour 250 mL
- 1/2 cup ground flaxseeds 125 mL
- 1/3 cup packed brown sugar 75 mL
- 1 tsp ground cinnamon 5 mL
- 1 cup raisins , chocolate chips or your favorite dried fruit 250 mL
- 1/2 cup sunflower seeds 125 mL
- 1/2 tsp salt 2 mL
- 1/3 cup honey 75 mL
- 1 egg, beaten
- 1/4 cup canola oil 60 mL
- 1/4 cup applesauce 60 mL
- 2 tsp vanilla extract 10 mL
- 1. Preheat oven to 350 °F (180 °C). Oil a 9 x 13 inch (22 x 33-cm) baking pan.
- 2. In large bowl, mix together oats, flour, flaxseed, brown sugar, cinnamon, raisins, sunflower seeds and salt. Make a well in center; set aside.
- 3. In small bowl, combine honey, egg, canola oil, applesauce and vanilla. Add liquid ingredients to well and mix. Pat mixture evenly into a prepared pan.
- 4. Bake 20 to 25 minutes until bars begin to turn golden at edges. Cool 5 minutes, then cut into bars while still warm. Do not allow bars to cool completely before cutting, or they will be too hard to cut.
|Total Fat||6 g|
|Saturated Fat||0.5 g|
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