Honey Spiced Granola Bars

3.9
(12)

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.

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Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
12 granola bars

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quick-cooking oats

  • ½ cup raisins (Optional)

  • ¼ cup wheat germ

  • ¼ cup whole-wheat flour

  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour

  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder (Optional)

  • 1 ½ tablespoons brown sugar

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger

  • ½ teaspoon ground allspice

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ cup applesauce

  • cup honey

  • 1 egg

  • 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract

Directions

  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.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

121 Calories
1g Fat
26g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 121
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 2%
Saturated Fat 0g 2%
Cholesterol 16mg 5%
Sodium 106mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 26g 9%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 14g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 19mg 1%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 145mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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