Granola Bars II

Granola Bars II

25 Reviews 2 Pics
Tony Weston
Recipe by  Tony Weston

“A simple yet delicious recipe for granola bars. This makes a great base to customize with your own special ingredients.”

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Ingredients

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Original recipe yields 1 9x13 inch pan

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease a 9x13 inch baking pan.
  2. In a medium bowl, cream together the butter, sugar, vanilla and cinnamon until light. Combine the oats, bran and baking powder, stir into the butter mixture. Press evenly into the prepared baking pan.
  3. Bake for 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Cool, and cut into bars.

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Reviews (25)

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B. Maitreya
87

B. Maitreya

The only way I have ever gotten any of these granola bar recipes to stick together is to melt the butter and sweetener together over low heat on the stovetop (and drastically reduce the sugar, I might add), mix the dry ingredients in a bowl, then pour the melted butter in and mix well. If you plan to add any chips, wait for the mixture to cool to room first. Then I push the mixture into the greased pan and bake. It will seem really greasy until it thoroughly cools. Then you will have a happy, held-together granola bar. :)

WholeGrainMom
45

WholeGrainMom

Great recipe. I made it exactly as written the first time. The kids loved them, but I thought they were a bit too sweet. I cut the sugar in half, and they were perfect. I've used Sucanat in place of sugar with great results. I do bake them a bit longer, maybe 20 minutes, to get them crisper. Overall, a keeper.

Scotdog
39

Scotdog

I thought my end result was a 5 but I'm not sure as written it is. I used way less brown sugar about 3/4 c and it was still really sweet. I didn't have wheat bran so i subbed 1/2 c flaxseed & 1/2 self-rising flour. My mixture would not stick together so I ended up adding an egg & a 1/2t soda. Added apricots & cranberries. I couldn't get it to spread out in a 9X13 so I used an 11X7 and cooked it about 20 minutes. End result is fantastic!

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (24 total)

  • Calories
  • 165 cal
  • 8%
  • Fat
  • 8.4 g
  • 13%
  • Carbs
  • 22.1 g
  • 7%
  • Protein
  • 1.8 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol
  • 20 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium
  • 79 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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