Chewy Granola Snack Bars

Source: SaskFlax.com   |  Category: Baking, Breakfast, Ground Flaxseed

Chewy Granola Snack Bars
Ingredients:
¼ cup (50 mL) butter or margarine
4 cups (1 L) miniature marshmallows
1 cup (250 mL) rolled oats
1 cup (250 mL) crushed graham crackers
½ cup (125 mL) ground flaxseed
½ cup (125 mL) raisins, chopped*
¼ cup (50 mL) raw sunflower seeds, shelled
¼ cup (50 mL) unsweetened fine coconut

Instructions:
1.    In a large saucepan, over low heat, melt butter.
2.    Add marshmallows, cook, stirring constantly until marshmallows are melted and mixture is smooth.  Remove from heat.
3.    Stir in oats, graham crumbs, flaxseed, raisins, sunflower seeds and coconut until thoroughly coated.
4.    Press into a greased 8 X 8 inch (20 X 20 cm) pan with greased fingers.  
5.    Let cool.  Cut into 8 rows lengthwise and 2 crosswise.

Yield:  16 bars 
Serving Size:  1 bar. Each serving contains 1/2 Tbsp (7 mL) flaxseed
Cooks note: *Dried fruit such as apricots can be substituted.

Nutritional Analysis

 
Calories 170
Total Fat 7 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Carbohydrates 25 g
Fibre 2 g
Protein 3 g
Sodium 75 mg
Potassium 98 mg

 

 

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