Chewy Granola Bar (No Nuts, Peanuts, Seeds or Coconut

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READY IN: 20mins
SERVES: 8
YIELD: 16 bars
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Please note, recipe uses kaniwa, not quinoa, as kaniwa does not contain saponin and doesn't need to be rinsed before cooking. Please replace quinoa with kaniwa.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Spread oats evenly onto ungreased baking sheet, do same for kaniwa.
  • Bake both for 10-15 minutes until oats is toasty brown.
  • Pour oats and kaniwa into large mixing bowl.
  • Line 8x8 or 9x9 pan with non stick foil or parchment paper.
  • In saucepan combine brown sugar, honey, vanilla and oil. Bring to slow boil over medium heat while stirring occassionally.
  • Pour liquid mixture over oats and kaniwa. Add the dried fruit to the oats and kaniwa bowl and mix until coated.
  • Put content into prepared pan and pressed firmly into place with a piece of wax or parchment.
  • Remove paper. Sprinkle mini chocolate chips over mixture. Use same wax or parchment paper and press firmly into pan. Leave paper in place and let cool for about 1 hour.
  • Remove granola from pan and cut into 16 pieces with a sharp knife. Put 2 bars in each snack bag and refrigerate until you are ready to eat.
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