Organic Pumpkin Granola Bars

Ingredients

3 cups old fashioned oats
1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp nutmeg
1/4 tsp salt
3/4 cup light brown sugar
1/2 cup pumpkin puree
1/4 cup creamy peanut butter (or other nut butter)
1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
1/4 cup honey (or agave)
1 tsp vanilla
suggested mix ins:
chocolate chips - 1/2 cup
dried cherries - 1/2 cup
chopped walnuts - 1/3 cup

Preparation

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees fahrenheit and grease a 8x8 pan.
2
In a large bowl combine the oats, spices and salt. Set aside.
3
In a separate bowl mix together the brown sugar, pumpkin puree, peanut butter, applesauce, honey and vanilla until smooth.
4
Pour the oat mix (and any additional mix-ins) into the wet mix and fold to evenly coat with the wet mix.
5
Press the mix into an even layer in the pan, and bake 30-40 minutes or until golden brown. Do not over bake them!
6
Allow to cool then flip out of the pan and cut into desired size.
7
Store wrapped in plastic wrap and ziplock bags for about 1 week.

 



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Check out this healthy recipe for pumpkin granola bars. Easy to customize to your favorite tastes with mix-ins and spices!

Other Names:

Pumpkin Bars, Granola Bars

Yield:

8 - 12 Bars, depending on how big you want them

Added:

Sunday, January 15, 2012 - 11:02pm

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