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Granola Bar

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Time1 Hr 30 Min
DifficultyEasy
Serves8

Granola is well known for being the number one health bar among those who take fitness and health seriously. This is with good reason as made with some of the best ingredients for promoting good health. It is delicious and can be had with your choice of fruit and curd to make a good breakfast for those who want something quick and healthy. Oats play a major part in making granola, and while many ... find oats bland and unappetizing, this is one of the oat recipes that has received the most love by people all over the world. It is anything but bland. Though there are shelves in supermarkets lined with different granola brands, like almost everything else, it is better to take the time to learn how to make your own granola at home. Granola bar recipes involve ingredients that most people already have in their kitchens. It is not only more interesting to make your own, but a much healthier way to enjoy your healthy snack. Store-bought granola tends to have preservatives added, and it is much better to avoid these if you are looking for really healthy granola bars. There is no need to be intimidated by the thought of making your own granola. Granola bar recipes are easy to follow and once you get the hang of one, you will be making them more often than you ever thought you would. You may even find yourself making a jar of healthy homemade granola bars to give to your friends and family as presents.

Nutrition Info. (per serving)

ProteinFatCarbsFibre301 Cal301 Cal301 Cal301 Cal
  • 7gProtein
  • 12gFat
  • 41gCarbs
  • 7gFibre

Ingredients

Dry Grocery

Dates Seedless

Dates Seedless

1 cup

Honey

Honey

0.25 cups

Almond

Almond

0.5 cups

Rolled Oats

Rolled Oats

1.5 cups

Salt

Salt

1 pinch

Dark Chocolate

Dark Chocolate

0.25 cups

Other

Peanut Butter

Peanut Butter

0.25 cups

Directions

1Pan toast oats and almonds separately, set it aside to cool down. Do not burn.
2Soak the dates for 20min. Deseed and put in a blender jar. Pulse blend to make a coarse paste. Scrape down the side as required.
3Cut chocolate into small chunks and place 3/4th in a large bowl along with oats, almonds, dates paste and pinch of salt.
4In a saucepan, combine honey and peanut butter. Warm it on a low flame until peanut butter is melted and well combined with honey. Pour the warm mixture in the bowl and mix well.
5Line a baking tray with baking paper or silver foil. put the mixture on the tray. Press down firmly with a until uniformly flattened (with a spatula or back end of a uniformly wide based bowl). Sprinkle the remaining chocolate and lightly press.
6Let it firm up in the freezer for 20-25 min or in the refrigerator for up to an hour. Once firm, remove the tray and slice into bars.
7 Store refrigerated in an airtight container.

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