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Packable Granola Bars

Course: Snack

Ingredients

  • 2 cups whole grain oats
  • 1/4 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries or cherries
  • 1/4 cup wheat germ
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • 2 pinches of salt
  • 1/2 cup almond butter
  • 3/4 cup honey
  • 1 Tablespoon flax oil
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • Optional: mini chocolate nibs

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Grease a ceramic or glass 9 x 13 baking dish and line with parchment paper.
  • Mix oats, sunflower seeds, cranberries, wheat germ, and almonds together in a bowl. Spread mixture on a sheet pan and toast for 8 minutes. Return mixture to large bowl.
  • In a medium saucepan, combine salt, almond butter, honey, flax oil and brown sugar. Put over medium heat on stovetop and bring to a boil. After it boils, remove immediately from heat.
  • Pour wet mixture over dry mixture and combine until mixture is evenly coated.
  • Transfer to the lined baking dish. Press the mixture down and together by folding over parchment paper to press down. Bake for 25 minutes.

Notes

Recipe by Anni Daulter, author of The Organic Family Cookbook