Advertisement

Cranberry-Granola Blondies

July/August 1995

Your rating: None Average: 3.4 (7 votes)

Packed with dried cranberries and low-fat granola, these firm bars are excellent travelers, full of complex carbohydrates, vitamins and trace minerals.



READER'S COMMENT:
"I used my own recipe for low-fat, low-sugar granola and reduced the light brown sugar called for in the recipe to 3/4 cup. Since I already have cranberries, dried cherries, and apricots in my granola, I reduced the cranberries to 1/2 cup...
Cranberry-Granola Blondies Recipe

Makes: 20 bars

Active Time:

Total Time:

Nutrition Profile

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/4 cups packed light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 3 large egg whites
  • 2 cups low-fat granola cereal with raisins
  • 1 cup dried cranberries, or chopped dried tart cherries

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat a 9-by-13-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. Whisk together flour, baking powder and salt in a small bowl. Beat together sugar, oil and egg whites in a large bowl with an electric mixer on high speed until smooth, making sure no lumps of sugar remain. Add the dry ingredients and beat on low speed just until blended. Stir in granola and dried fruit. (The batter will be quite thick.)
  3. Transfer the batter to the prepared baking dish; smooth the top. Bake until golden brown on top and they feel set when lightly pressed in the center, 20 to 25 minutes. Let cool in the baking dish on a rack. Cut into 20 bars.

Tips & Notes

  • Make Ahead Tip: Store at room temperature in an airtight container.

Nutrition

Per serving: 146 calories; 3 g fat (0 g sat, 2 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 29 g carbohydrates; 2 g protein; 1 g fiber; 116 mg sodium; 43 mg potassium.

Carbohydrate Servings: 2

Exchanges: 1 1/2 carbohydrate, 1/2 fat



More From EatingWell

Recipe Categories

Connect With Us

20 minute dinner recipes
Advertisement

EatingWell Magazine

more smart savings
Advertisement

Today's Favorites

Get a full year of EatingWell magazine.
World Wide Web Health Award Winner Web Award Winner World Wide Web Health Award Winner Interactive Media Award Winner