Almond Granola Bars
1 1/2 c Rolled oats 1 ts Vegetable oil
1/4 c Oat bran 1/3 c Honey
1/4 c Finely chopped almonds 1/2 ts Vanilla extract
1/2 ts Ground cinnamon 1/4 ts Almond extract
2 tb Vegetable oil plus
Preheat oven to 350 F. Spray a baking sheet with non-stick spray.
Combine dry ingredients in a large bowl. Combine remaining
ingredients and add to dry mixture. Mix until all ingredients are
Press mixture into a rectangular shape 7 inches wide and nine inches
long. (Wet hands or use one hand and a damp spoon.)
Bake about 12 minutes. Remove from oven and cut into 16 bars using a
sharp knife. Separate bars slightly and return to oven for 3 to 5
minutes more. The browner the bottom of the bars, the crisper they
will be when cool.
The edges will crumble slightly when cut - set aside for a snack.
Remove to a wire rack to cool.
1 bar = 86 calories, 2 grams protein, 4 grams fat, 12 grams
carbohydrate, 1 mg sodium, 0 cholesterol, 1 gram fiber. One starch
exchange = 15 grams carbohydrate, 3 grams protein, 80 calories One
fat exchange = 5 grams fat, 45 calories
Adapted from Oat Cuisine Shared by Elizabeth Rodier Feb 94