Apple & Raisin Granola Bars

Fondation OLO | Recette | Barre tendre pommes et raisins
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A popular snack that is easy and quick to make.

  • Servings: 14
  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 30 minutes
  • Cost per serving: 31¢
  • Storage: 4 days in the fridge. Can be frozen.
  • Kitchen tools: Measuring cups and spoons, vegetable peeler or small sharp knife, grater, cutting board, sharp knife, 8-inch square baking dish, parchment paper (or oil), wooden spoon, large bowl
  • This original recipe was developed by Extenso—the Université de Montréal reference centre on human nutrition

Because this recipe contains honey, do not serve to children
under the age of 1.


Ingredients

  • 375 ml (1½ cup) quick cooking rolled oats
  • 175 ml (¾ cup) bran flakes, lightly crushed with your hands Or corn flakes
  • 60 ml (¼ cup) all-purpose flour
  • 125 ml (½ cup) raisins, chopped Or any other dried fruit
  • 2 eggs
  • 80 ml (1/3 cup) honey
  • 1 apple, peeled and grated
  • 5 ml (1 tsp) vanilla
  • 1 ml (¼ tsp) salt

Directions

1. Place oven rack in the middle position and preheat the oven to 180 °C (350 °F). Oil an 8-inch square baking dish or cover with parchment paper.

2. In a large bowl, combine all the ingredients and mix until the preparation has a smooth and even texture.

Variation: You can use chocolate chips instead of raisins.

3. Pour the preparation into the baking dish and spread evenly with the back of a spoon.

4. Bake for 30 minutes, or until the bars are lightly golden on top.

5. Allow to cool before cutting into 14 bars (2 x 7).


Nutritional balance

This recipe provides foods from the following food groups:

  • Grain products

Delicious served with a glass of milk or fortified soy beverage