Faster granola bar


  • Makes16 bars
Faster granola bar

Make this fast and easy granola bar at home, and feel better about avoiding the snack aisle at the grocery store. Recipe by Lianne Phillipson Webb


  • 1 cup flake cereal, corn or Nature's Path Millet Rice Flakes

  • 1 cup whole rolled oats

  • 3/4 cup dried fruit, (raisins, chopped dates, apricots)

  • 1/4 cup sunflower seeds, pumpkin or sesame seeds

  • 1/4 cup chopped almonds

  • 1/2 cup brown rice syrup

  • 2 tbsp coconut butter, or unsalted butter

  • 1/4 cup almond butter


  • Mix cereal flakes, rolled oats, dried fruit, seeds and almonds in a bowl.

  • Gently heat brown rice syrup, coconut and almond butters in a large saucepan until melted and smooth. Add dry ingredients to saucepan and quickly stir well to coat. Press into an 8-in. (2 L) square pan.

  • Refrigerate at least 1 hour and cut into squares. Store at room temperature.

This article was originally published on Feb 01, 2013

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