Chewy Granola Bars You can make these bars ahead of time and freeze them, tightly wrapped in foil, for up to 3 months.


20 mins


45 mins




  • 1 cup low-fat granola
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • ½ cup mixed nuts
  • ½ cup white whole-wheat flour or whole-wheat flour
  • ⅓ cup raisins, dried cherries, dried cranberries, and/or snipped dried apricots
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 3 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon


    Step 1

    Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Line an 8x8x2-inch baking pan with foil. Grease the foil; set pan aside. Combine granola, oats, nuts, flour and raisins in a large mixing bowl. Stir together egg, brown sugar, oil, honey and cinnamon in a small bowl. Stir into granola mixture until well combined. Press evenly into the prepared pan.

    Step 2

    Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until lightly browned around the edges. Cool on a wire rack. Lift up on foil to remove from pan. Cut into bars.


To make ahead: Store bars in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days.


Variation: For Energy Bars, prepare as above except substitute 1/4 cup shelled sunflower seeds and 1/4 cup chopped walnuts for the mixed nuts, substitute 3/4 cup mixed dried fruit bits for the raisins, and substitute ground ginger for the ground cinnamon. Per Serving with Substitute: 98 cal, 2 g pro, 15 g carb, 4 g fat, 1 g sat. fat, 9 g chol, 1 g fiber, 18 g sodium.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 serving Per Serving: 94 calories; protein 2g; carbohydrates 14g; dietary fiber 1g; sugars 7g; fat 4g; saturated fat 1g; cholesterol 9mg; sodium 15mg. Exchanges:

1 other carbohydrate, 1/2 fat


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