Homemade Granola Bars

Homemade Granola Bars

Prepackaged, processed food-like substances pressed into tight bars (usually dipped in some type of synthetic chocolate) were easy to eat on the go, cheap enough to buy in bulk and washed down just fine with a Diet Coke. Now, much older and only slightly wiser, I

Ingredients

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Rolled Oats

Ingredient Image

Rolled oats are traditionally oat groats that have been de-husked, steamed and then rolled into flat flakes under heavy rollers before being stabilized by being lightly toasted.

2 cups rolled oats

Bananas

Ingredient Image

The banana is an edible fruit, botanically a berry, produced by several kinds of large herbaceous flowering plants in the genus Musa. In some countries, bananas used for cooking may be called plantains.

3 large (approx 1 1/2 cups) very ripe bananas, mashed

Honey

Ingredient Image

Honey /?h?ni/ is a sweet food made by bees foraging nectar from flowers. The variety produced by honey bees is the one most commonly referred to, as it is the type of honey collected by most beekeepers and consumed by people.

1 tablespoon agave nectar or honey

Vanilla Extract

Ingredient Image

Vanilla extract is a solution containing the flavor compound vanillin as the primary ingredient. Pure vanilla extract is made by macerating and percolating vanilla pods in a solution of ethyl alcohol and water.

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Butter

Ingredient Image

Butter is a solid dairy product made by churning fresh or fermented cream or milk, to separate the butterfat from the buttermilk.

1 cup almond or peanut butter

Almonds

Ingredient Image

The almond is a species of tree native to the Middle East, the Indian Subcontinent and North Africa. "Almond" is also the name of the edible and widely cultivated seed of this tree.

1 cup nuts and seeds (walnuts, almonds, pepitas (pumpkin seeds), sesame seeds, etc.)

Cinnamon

Ingredient Image

Cinnamon is a spice obtained from the inner bark of several trees from the genus Cinnamomum that is used in both sweet and savoury foods. The term "cinnamon" also refers to its mid-brown colour.

1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Salt

Ingredient Image

Common salt is a mineral composed primarily of sodium chloride, a chemical compound belonging to the larger class of salts salt in its natural form as a crystalline mineral is known as rock salt or halite.

Salt, a sprinkle to taste

Rolled Oats

Ingredient Image

Rolled oats are traditionally oat groats that have been de-husked, steamed and then rolled into flat flakes under heavy rollers before being stabilized by being lightly toasted.

2 cups rolled oats

Bananas

Ingredient Image

The banana is an edible fruit, botanically a berry, produced by several kinds of large herbaceous flowering plants in the genus Musa. In some countries, bananas used for cooking may be called plantains.

3 large (approx 1 1/2 cups) very ripe bananas, mashed

Honey

Ingredient Image

Honey /?h?ni/ is a sweet food made by bees foraging nectar from flowers. The variety produced by honey bees is the one most commonly referred to, as it is the type of honey collected by most beekeepers and consumed by people.

1 tablespoon agave nectar or honey

Vanilla Extract

Ingredient Image

Vanilla extract is a solution containing the flavor compound vanillin as the primary ingredient. Pure vanilla extract is made by macerating and percolating vanilla pods in a solution of ethyl alcohol and water.

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Butter

Ingredient Image

Butter is a solid dairy product made by churning fresh or fermented cream or milk, to separate the butterfat from the buttermilk.

1 cup almond or peanut butter

Almonds

Ingredient Image

The almond is a species of tree native to the Middle East, the Indian Subcontinent and North Africa. "Almond" is also the name of the edible and widely cultivated seed of this tree.

1 cup nuts and seeds (walnuts, almonds, pepitas (pumpkin seeds), sesame seeds, etc.)

Cinnamon

Ingredient Image

Cinnamon is a spice obtained from the inner bark of several trees from the genus Cinnamomum that is used in both sweet and savoury foods. The term "cinnamon" also refers to its mid-brown colour.

1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Salt

Ingredient Image

Common salt is a mineral composed primarily of sodium chloride, a chemical compound belonging to the larger class of salts salt in its natural form as a crystalline mineral is known as rock salt or halite.

Salt, a sprinkle to taste

Rolled Oats

Ingredient Image

Rolled oats are traditionally oat groats that have been de-husked, steamed and then rolled into flat flakes under heavy rollers before being stabilized by being lightly toasted.

2 cups rolled oats

Bananas

Ingredient Image

The banana is an edible fruit, botanically a berry, produced by several kinds of large herbaceous flowering plants in the genus Musa. In some countries, bananas used for cooking may be called plantains.

3 large (approx 1 1/2 cups) very ripe bananas, mashed

Honey

Ingredient Image

Honey /?h?ni/ is a sweet food made by bees foraging nectar from flowers. The variety produced by honey bees is the one most commonly referred to, as it is the type of honey collected by most beekeepers and consumed by people.

1 tablespoon agave nectar or honey

Vanilla Extract

Ingredient Image

Vanilla extract is a solution containing the flavor compound vanillin as the primary ingredient. Pure vanilla extract is made by macerating and percolating vanilla pods in a solution of ethyl alcohol and water.

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Butter

Ingredient Image

Butter is a solid dairy product made by churning fresh or fermented cream or milk, to separate the butterfat from the buttermilk.

1 cup almond or peanut butter

Almonds

Ingredient Image

The almond is a species of tree native to the Middle East, the Indian Subcontinent and North Africa. "Almond" is also the name of the edible and widely cultivated seed of this tree.

1 cup nuts and seeds (walnuts, almonds, pepitas (pumpkin seeds), sesame seeds, etc.)

Cinnamon

Ingredient Image

Cinnamon is a spice obtained from the inner bark of several trees from the genus Cinnamomum that is used in both sweet and savoury foods. The term "cinnamon" also refers to its mid-brown colour.

1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Salt

Ingredient Image

Common salt is a mineral composed primarily of sodium chloride, a chemical compound belonging to the larger class of salts salt in its natural form as a crystalline mineral is known as rock salt or halite.

Salt, a sprinkle to taste

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