Homemade Apple Almond Granola Bars

Ingredients

2 1/2 C rolled oats
1/4 C ground flax seed
1/4 C oat bran
1/4 C wheat bran
1/2 tsp salt
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp cinnamon
1/3 C sugar substitute
1/4 C flaked coconut (I used unsweetened but it'd be fine to use sweetened.)
1 C non-fat milk
1/4 C honey (I prefer less sweetness in my granola bars, so if you like sweet, you may want to add more.)
1 egg, lighten beaten
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 small apple, finely chopped
2/3 C almonds, chopped

Preparation

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1. Preheat oven to 350. Spray 9x13 pan with non-stick cooking spray.
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2. In a large bowl, stir together the oats, flax seed, oat bran, wheat bran, salt, powder, cinnamon, sugar substitute, and coconut until well combined.
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3. Add in the milk, honey, egg, and vanilla. Stir until combined.
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4. Stir in the apples and almonds.
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5. Press into pan. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until edges start to brown.
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6. Let cool for 10 minutes, then cut into bars. Let cool completely.

About

Delicious, low-fat, packed with complex carbs, moist, flavorful, crunchy, chewy. . .all packed into one granola bar! Your perfect breakfast or pick me up snack!

Yield:

12 granola bars

Added:

May 7, 2012

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