A healthy snack idea to take on road trips or when your out on a hike.

Chocolate & Dried Fruit Granola Bars

Angie Halten
A healthy snack idea to take on road trips or when your out on a hike.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Servings 12

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups GF rolled oats
  • 1 cup almonds
  • 1 cup honey
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp butter or margarine
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1 cup GF rice cereal
  • 2 cups mixed dried fruit
  • 1 cup GF mini semi-sweet chocolate chips

Instructions
 

  • Place the oats and hazelnuts on a baking sheet and toast them for about 10 minutes making sure to turn them at least twice.
  • Mix together the agave nectar syrup, brown sugar, butter, vanilla, and sea salt into a saucepan and bring to a boil on medium heat.
  • Once boiled set aside.
  • In a separate bowl, combine the toasted oats and hazelnuts, the sunflower seeds, brown rice cereal, dried fruit and chocolate chips.
  • Pour the syrup mixture over the granola mixture and stir until everything is evenly coated.
  • Pour mixture into lightly greased 9x13 inch pan, and press down with a spatula to compress the mixture together. Then bake at 325°F for 20-30 minutes, cook longer if you would like them more crunchy. Cool for an hour then cut into bar size.
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