Fruit and Pecan Granola Bars

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by MilanzMom

From the Culinary Institute of America. A great snack for the kids!

Top Review by bricookie55

These are great! They are a great base to add lots of different flavor combinations to. I used walnuts in place of the pecans, and cut the brown sugar down to 3/4 cup. I think I could have even reduced it more, as these are quite sweet. They are delicious, though. Thanks for posting!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
  2. Spread oats on a baking sheet and bake, stirring occasionally, for 15 to 18 minutes, until lightly browned and fragrant.
  3. Reduce oven temperature to 325 degrees F.
  4. Line an 8-by-11-inch pan with foil. Lightly oil or coat with nonstick spray.
  5. In a large bowl, whisk egg, egg white, brown sugar, oil, cinnamon, salt and vanilla extract.
  6. Stir in toasted oats, dried cranberries or golden raisins, pecans and flour.
  7. Spread in prepared pan and bake for 30 to 35 minutes, or until golden brown.
  8. Cool; cut into bars with a lightly oiled knife.

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