Apple & Raisin Granola Bars

Fondation OLO | Recette | Barre tendre pommes et raisins
the illustrated version
of this recipe

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.


  • 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


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