Orange Ginger Granola Bars

Ingredients

5 cups oats, toasted
1 cup coconut, toasted
1/2 cup wheat germ, toasted
1/2 cup sesame seeds, toasted
1/2 cup almonds, toasted
1/2 cup sunflower seeds, toasted
2 teaspoons salt
2 teaspoons vanilla bean paste
1/2 cup honey
2/3 cup dark brown sugar
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons grapeseed oil
3/4 cup golden raisins
1/4 cup crystallized ginger, chopped
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ginger
1/2 teaspoon cardamom
Juice and zest of 1 large orange

Preparation

1
In a large bowl, mix oats, coconut, wheat germ, both seeds, almonds, and cardamom.
2
On the stove, heat vanilla, cinnamon, cardamom, ginger, honey, butter, grapeseed oil, orange juice and zest, peanut butter and brown sugar until all sugar has dissolved.
3
Pour warm sugar mixture over oat mixture. Combine until well incorporated.
4
Add crystallized ginger, cranberries, coconut and raisins.
5
Line a 9 x 13 baking dish with parchment paper. Lightly butter the parchment paper (or spray with cooking spray).
6
Spread granola into dish evenly. Bake at 325 degrees for 25-30 minutes or until granola has darkened in color.
7
Allow to cool completely before cutting into bars. Or just break into crumbly bits!

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this is very helpful

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Added:

November 30, 2009

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