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Alton Brown's Granola Bars Recipe

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Submitted by jeffus

Makes 16 servings



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Recipe Ingredients for Alton Brown's Granola Bars

2 c rolled oats
1/2 c raw sunflower seeds
1 c sliced almonds
1/2 c wheat germ
1/2 c honey
1/4 c dark brown sugar
1 oz unsalted butter
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
6 1/2 ounces raisins

Recipe Directions for Alton Brown's Granola Bars

  1. Butter a 9 by 9-inch glass baking dish and set aside. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Spread the oats, sunflower seeds, almonds, and wheat germ onto a half-sheet pan. Place in the oven and toast for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  3. In the meantime, combine the honey, brown sugar, butter, extract and salt in a medium saucepan and place over medium heat. Cook until the brown sugar has completely dissolved.

  4. Once the oat mixture is done, remove it from the oven and reduce the heat to 300 degrees F. Immediately add the oat mixture to the liquid mixture, add the dried fruit, and stir to combine. Turn mixture out into the prepared baking dish and press down, evenly distributing the mixture in the dish and place in the oven to bake for 25 minutes. Remove from the oven and allow to cool completely. Cut into squares and store in an airtight container for up to a week.

Categories

Snacks

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 48.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
184
Calories from Fat
56
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.2g
10%
Saturated Fat
1.3g
6%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
4mg
1%
Sodium
86mg
4%
Potassium
218mg
6%
Total Carbohydrates
30.3g
10%
Dietary Fiber
2.8g
11%
Sugars
18.4g
Protein
4.3g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 3% Iron 7%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C+
  Good points
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  • Very high in manganese
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sugar
  • Contains alcohol
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