Lunch Granola Bars

Lunch Granola Bars

Ingredients:

Rolled Oats ­ 2 cups (500 mL) rolled oats
Whole Wheat Flour ­ 1 cup (250 mL) whole wheat flour
Ground Flaxseed ­ 1/2 cup (125 mL) ground flaxseed
Brown Sugar ­ 1/3 cup (75 mL) packed brown sugar
Cinnamon ­ 1 tsp (5 mL) ground cinnamon
Chocolate Chips ­ 1 cup (250 mL) raisins, chocolate chips, or your favorite unsweetened dried fruit
Sunflower Seeds ­ 1/2 cup (125 mL) sunflower seeds
Salt ­ 1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
Honey ­ 1/3 cup (75 mL) honey
Egg ­ 1 egg, beaten
Canola Oil ­ 1/4 cup (60 mL) canola oil
Applesauce ­ 1/4 cup (60 mL) applesauce
Vanilla Extract ­ 2 tsp (10 mL) vanilla extract

Instructions:

Preheat oven to 350˚F (180˚C). Oil 9 x 13 inch (22 x 33 cm) baking pan.
In large bowl, mix together oats, flour, flaxseed, brown sugar, cinnamon, raisins, sunflower seeds, and
salt. Make a well in centre; set aside.
In small bowl, combine honey, egg, canola oil, applesauce, and vanilla. Add liquid ingredients to well and
mix. Pat mixture evenly into a prepared pan.
Bake 20 to 25 minutes, until bars begin to turn golden at edges. Cool 5 minutes, then cut into bars while
still warm. Do not allow bars to cool completely before cutting or they will be too hard to cut.
Yield: 24 pieces Serving: 1 piece
Notes:
Calories: 150 g Total fat: 6 g Saturated fat: 0.5 g Cholesterol: 10 mg Sodium: 55 mg Carbohydrates: 22 g Fibre:
3 g Protein: 3 g
Recipe courtesy of CanolaInfo.

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