Alton Brown's Granola Bars Recipe

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Submitted by engnr_chik

Makes 16 servings



Prep Time: 20 min Inactive Prep Time: -- Cook Time: 40 min Serves: -- 16 (2-inch) squares

Recipe Ingredients for Alton Brown's Granola Bars

8 ounces rolled oats
1 1/2 ounces raw sunflower seeds
3 ounces sliced almonds
1 1/2 ounces wheat germ
6 ounces honey
1 3/4 ounces dark brown sugar
1 ounce unsalted butter
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
3 1/2 ounces dried cranberries
3 ounces dried apricots

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

Breakfast, Snacks

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 52.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
174
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.7g
10%
Saturated Fat
1.4g
7%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
4mg
1%
Sodium
87mg
4%
Potassium
161mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
25.8g
9%
Dietary Fiber
3.1g
12%
Sugars
13.2g
Protein
4.5g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 3%
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
  • High in sugar
  • Contains alcohol
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