Howard Test Kitchen: January 9, 2013

Published 01/10 2014 12:53PM

Updated 01/10 2014 01:38PM

After you see how easy it is to make these homemade granola bars, you'll never buy a box from the store again! They're loaded with protein and perfect for breakfast on the go or even a midday snack.

Serves: 12

Cooking Time: 45 min

What You'll Need:
  • 2 1/2 cups rolled oats
  • 1 cup slivered almonds
  • 3/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 3/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup roasted sunflower seeds
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2/3 cup light brown sugar
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What To Do:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a rimmed baking sheet with aluminum foil and lightly coat with cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, combine oats, almonds, walnuts, pecans, sunflower seeds, and raisins.
  3. In a saucepan over low heat, combine honey, oil, vanilla, and brown sugar; bring to a boil. Remove from heat and pour over nut mixture; stir until evenly coated. Spread mixture evenly on prepared baking sheet.
  4. Bake 30 to 35 minutes, or until browned. While still a little warm, cut into bars, then let cool completely. Store in an airtight container.



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