Chewy Granola Bars Vegan, Gluten Free, Egg Free, Dairy Free

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READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 16
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 34
    cup raw sugar (or brown sugar)
  • 13
    cup spectrum non-hydrogenated shortening (or vegan margarine)
  • 2
    tablespoons honey or 2 tablespoons agave nectar, for vegan
  • 1
    egg equivalent egg substitute (I use Flax vegan egg re placer #104832)
  • 34
    cup rice flour
  • 1
    teaspoon guar gum (if not in flour mix) or 1 teaspoon xanthan gum (if not in flour mix)
  • 1
    teaspoon vanilla (look for corn and gluten free brands)
  • 14
    teaspoon salt
  • 1
    teaspoon baking soda
  • 1
    cup crispy rice cereal (organic brown rice cereal is CORN FREE)
  • 12
    cup chopped nuts
  • 12
    cup semisweet vegan chocolate chips (Enjoy Life Brand are free of corn, milk, soy, gluten, etc)
  • 1 34
    cups rolled oats (gluten free)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Oil 9x13 baking pan.
  • In large bowl, beat sugar and shortening until light and fluffy.
  • Add honey, egg replace and vanilla. Beat until smooth.
  • In medium bowl, combine flour, gar gum, salt and baking soda. Blend.
  • Add flour mixture to sugar mixture. Mix until well combined.
  • By hand mix in chocolate chips, nuts, rice cereal and oats.
  • Press firmly into pan.
  • Bake for 20 minutes, until brown.
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