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Fruit & Pecan Granola Bars

January/February 1998

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Granola bars are a snap to make—keep a batch of these on hand for when hunger strikes.



READER'S COMMENT:
"Great granola bars! Healthy and very addictive! Only change was I used 1/2 cup of brown sugar and they were still a little sweeter than what I like.. but still really good and easy to make! Elizabeth, Minnesota "
Fruit & Pecan Granola Bars Recipe

Makes: 16 bars

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Ingredients

  • 1 large egg
  • 1 large egg white
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups toasted oats
  • 2/3 cup chopped dried cranberries, or golden raisins
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F. Line an 8-by-11-inch pan with foil. Coat with cooking spray.
  2. Whisk egg, egg white, sugar, oil, cinnamon, salt and vanilla in a large bowl. Stir in oats, cranberries (or raisins), pecans and flour. Spread in prepared pan.
  3. Bake until golden brown, 30 to 35 minutes. Cool; cut into bars with a lightly oiled knife.

Nutrition

Per serving: 119 calories; 3 g fat (0 g sat, 1 g mono); 13 mg cholesterol; 22 g carbohydrates; 2 g protein; 1 g fiber; 44 mg sodium; 17 mg potassium.

Carbohydrate Servings: 1 1/2

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


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Recipe Categories

Meal/Course
Snack
Breakfast
Brunch
Servings
8 or more
Preparation/ Technique
Bake
Ethnic/Regional
American
Ease of Preparation
Easy
Health & Diet Considerations
Diabetes appropriate
Total Time
45 minutes or less
Publication
January/February 1998
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