Fruit & Oat Bars Recipe

Looking for an easy Fruit & Oat Bars recipe? Learn how to make Fruit & Oat Bars using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by swaninwa

Makes 24 servings



May use any dried fruit, such as raisins, cherries, apricots, blueberries, pears, figs and cranberries (use a few kinds, and chop them up if they?re big). May use any combination of seeds such as sunflower, flax, pumpkin or sesame.

Recipe Ingredients for Fruit & Oat Bars

2 cups rolled oats
1/2 cup sunflower seeds
1/3 cup brown sugar
1/3 cup canola oil
1/3 cup honey
1/3 cup maple syrup
1 pinch salt
1 1/2 cups raisins
1 tsp cinnamon

Recipe Directions for Fruit & Oat Bars

  1. Preheat the oven to 350F and line a 9" x 9" baking pan with parchment paper or foil, letting a few inches hang over side of pan. Spray with nonstick spray.

  2. Spread oats and seeds on a rimmed baking sheet and toast in the oven just until golden and fragrant, 6 to 8 minutes, shaking pan once.

  3. In a small saucepan, combine brown sugar, oil, honey, maple syrup and salt over medium heat. Cook, stirring often, until smooth and starting to bubble. Transfer the toasted oats and seeds to a mixing bowl. add the dried fruit and cinnamon and pour the hot sugar mixture overtop. Stir well with a heat-proof spatula, then spread into the prepared pan.

  4. Bake for 25-30 minutes, until golden. Cool completely in the pan on a wire rack. Using the overhanging foil or paper, lift out of pan and place on a cutting board; cut into squares or bars. Makes about 2 dozen bars.

Categories

Snacks

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 31.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
119
Calories from Fat
36
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.0g
6%
Saturated Fat
0.4g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
10mg
0%
Potassium
113mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
20.9g
7%
Dietary Fiber
1.2g
5%
Sugars
13.9g
Protein
1.4g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 1% Iron 3%
* 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
B
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Very low in sodium
  • High in manganese
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sugar
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