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Blueberry-Almond Energy Bars

Rated as 4.33 out of 5 Stars
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"Talk about a yummy way to get your children to eat fruits and nuts. They'll love the dried fruit and they'll never know it's good for them too."
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Ingredients

3 h 10 m servings 196
Original recipe yields 16 servings (16 bars)

Directions

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  1. Preheat an oven to 275 degrees F (135 degrees C). Lightly grease a 9-inch square baking dish.
  2. Grind the almonds, sesame seeds, sunflower seeds, and oats in a food processor until they resemble a coarse meal. Stir the ground mixture in a bowl with the cranberries, blueberries, maple syrup, and cinnamon until evenly combined. Moisten your hands with water and press the mixture into the prepared pan.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until toasted, about 1 hour until toasted. Cool completely in the baking dish. Cut into 16 bars. Store in an airtight container at room temperature up to 1 week.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 196 calories; 9 27.2 4.7 0 5 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Overall pretty good. You must let them cool in the pan completely before cutting, and they will stay together.

Most helpful critical review

I really wanted to like these because I've been looking for a good recipe for energy bars. However, I thought they were relatively tasteless. They aren't cheap to make either. Before I put th...

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Overall pretty good. You must let them cool in the pan completely before cutting, and they will stay together.

They stay together pretty well compared to other homemade bars. I didn't have enough blueberries so I had to substitute with dried dates. I don't cared too much for the maple syrup taste so I ...

This recipe has been a really great starting point for us to experiment with. From here we've changed what fruits are included, how much syrup to add, and other small changes too. It's great!

These were great! I substituted pumpkin seeds for the sesame and sunflower seeds, added honey, vanilla, wheat germ, flax seed and greek yogurt and baked them in mini muffin pan—they are great f...

Easy to make and tasty. I needed to use up some 1/2 eaten bags of almonds, dried cranberries and blueberries. This worked great. I did add some walnuts to mine because I didn't have enough alm...

I really wanted to like these because I've been looking for a good recipe for energy bars. However, I thought they were relatively tasteless. They aren't cheap to make either. Before I put th...

These were good! Easier than I expected.

Really good bar, easy to make and very nutricious. Reminded me of the first packaged granola bars you could buy when they first came out when I was young, crunchy and maple tasting!!

This is definitely one of my favorite recipes. We make these bars quite often and it's a great base to be able to mix and match seeds and fruits based on what you have or feel like having. I o...