Honey Spiced Granola Bars

Honey Spiced Granola Bars

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"A recipe I twiddled and tweaked to come up with. It has a distinct taste of honey, and the spices are allowed to shine through. Sometimes, I add some cocoa powder for that subtle taste. Hope you like this, its one of the first recipes I managed to really tweak up nicely."

Ingredients

50 m servings 121 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 121 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 1.3 g
  • 2%
  • Carbs:
  • 26g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 3 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 16 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 106 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line a 8x8-inch baking pan with parchment paper.
  2. Mix oats, raisins, wheat germ, whole-wheat flour, all-purpose flour, cocoa powder, brown sugar, cinnamon, ginger, allspice, and salt in a large bowl. Make a well in the middle.
  3. Whisk applesauce, honey, egg, and vanilla extract together in a separate bowl until combined; pour into well of dry ingredients. Stir with two spoons until fully incorporated. Pour and press batter into prepared baking pan.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until firm, about 20 minutes. Remove from pan and cool for about 10 minutes before slicing into 12 pieces.
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I followed the recipe exact, only using dried cranberries instead of raisins and I omitted the cocoa powder. I don't keep parchment paper on hand, I just sprayed my pan with a little non-stick c...

I used only whole wheat flour, and changed the applesauce to pumpkin puree. Wonderful taste!

Followed the recipe exactly without using the cocoa. I found them to be outstanding in flavor however rubbery in texture. I would rate them a 3 1/2 if I could.

I made these using my mom's homemade canned applesauce. Nice fiber blast, I would make these again, but add more raisins. Also, I don't care for wheat flour, so I just used all purpose.

3 out of 4 in my family really weren't fans. They were a bit soft/chewy. That I could deal with but the flavor combination just didn't work well for us. They were fun to make but they were just ...

A bit too rubbery in texture, as another reviewer mentioned. The taste wasn't quite as strong as promised. I'd like to try them again and add some more grains...maybe some flax seeds and sunflow...

This makes a soft and moist granola bar.

I made these sugar free - edamame instead of raisins, splenda instead of brown sugar, sugar-free maple syrup instead of honey, sugar-free applesauce. Other than that, I made as written and it ...