Prep 15 mins
Cook 25 mins
This is an adaptation of a basic granola bar recipe that I have been tweaking to be more healthy, and I was curious what the nutrition facts are after my changes. ;o) You can change the almonds to any nut, and the blueberries to any dried fruit or chocolate or candy, whatever you like in granola.
- 1⁄4 cup brown sugar
- 1⁄4 cup butter
- 1⁄4 cup turbinado sugar
- 2 tablespoons honey
- 1⁄2 teaspoon vanilla
- 1 egg
- 1⁄2 cup flour
- 1⁄2 cup almond meal
- 3⁄4 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1⁄2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1⁄4 teaspoon salt
- 1 1⁄4 cups puffed rice cereal
- 1 cup almonds
- 1 cup dried blueberries
- 1 1⁄2 cups rolled oats
- 1. Preheat oven to 350° and lightly grease or spray a 9 * 13 pan.
- 2. In large bowl, beat brown sugar, cane sugar, and butter until light and fluffy.
- 3. Blend in honey, vanilla, and egg.
- 4. In separate bowl, combine flour, almond meal, cinnamon, baking soda, and salt.
- 5. Add flour mixture gradually to sugar mixture and beat until combined.
- 6. By hand, stir in cereal, almonds (or other), chocolate chips (or other), and oats until well mixed.
- 7. Press mixture firmly in the bottom of the greased pan, and bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes until LIGHT golden brown. Do not leave in too long or the edges will crisp.
- 8. Cool and cut into bars or squares.