Cardamom Granola Bars


Cardamom and honey give these bars an exotic flavor. Pecans can easily be substituted for the walnuts if you prefer.

18 bars


  • 2 cups rolled oats

  • ½ cup raisins

  • ½ cup chopped walnuts, toasted

  • 1 ½ teaspoons ground cardamom

  • 6 tablespoons butter

  • cup packed brown sugar

  • 3 tablespoons honey


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Line a 9-inch square pan with foil, extending the foil over the sides.

  3. Grease the foil with shortening or butter.

  4. Mix the first 4 ingredients in a bowl.

  5. Heat the butter, brown sugar and honey in a saucepan until the butter melts and begins to boil.

  6. Pour this mixture over the dry ingredients and mix until well coated. Transfer to the prepared pan and press evenly with a spatula.

  7. Bake about 30 minutes or until the top is golden brown.

  8. Cool on rack. Using the foil, lift out of the pan and place on cutting board. Cut into 18 bars.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

128 Calories
7g Fat
17g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 18
Calories 128
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 8%
Saturated Fat 3g 14%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 30mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 15mg 1%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 87mg 2%

* 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.