Easy and Healthy Homemade Granola Bars

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One of my very favorite things in the world is granola. These Easy and Healthy Homemade Granola Bars are one of my favorite homemade snack recipe favorites. These are a more than a wow! I love making these for my kids. Not only are they very easy and fast, but they taste superior in quality than all of the packaged bars out there on the shelves. I am saving money preparing these homemade and feel good to serve my kids something with no artificial ingredients or preservatives. Try them soon and let me know what you think!

Homemade Granola Bars

Cook Time:

20 minutes

Prep Times:

15 minutes

Yield:

Yield: 16 to 20 servings

Ingredients:

1 cup pecans
1 cup almonds
1/2 cup dried apricots
1 cup dried figs
11/2 cups rolled oats
1/2 cup dried cranberries
1/2 cup dried pineapple
11/2 cups organic unsweetened gluten-free crispy brown rice cereal (I used the brand "Erewhon")
3 egg whites
1/4 cup agave nectar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon sea salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Preparation:

1. Preheat oven to 350F. Lightly grease a 13-x-9-inch metal baking pan.

2. Combine pecans almonds and next 2 ingredients in a container of a food processor. Lightly pulse until chopped. Transfer to a mixing bowl. Add oats and next 3 ingredients, stirring well.

3. In a separate bowl, stir together egg whites, agave nectar and remaining ingredients.

4. Spread into prepared pan and bake 20 to 25 minutes or until lightly browned. Allow to cool completely before serving. Store in an airtight container.

4 thoughts on “Easy and Healthy Homemade Granola Bars”

  1. Alison, these look wonderful. All I could find in the grocery store was papaya nectar, is that close enough of a substitute for the agave nectar?

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