Homemade Chewy Granola Bars (No High Fructose Corn Syrup)
Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 25 mins
Total time: 35 mins
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 4 tbsp packed brown sugar
  • ¼ cup ground flax seeds (or wheat germ)
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • Pinch of salt
  • 3 tbsp honey
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • ⅛ cup vegetable oil
  • ⅛ cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • ¼ cup sliced almonds
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a large bowl, mix oats, sugar, ground flax seeds, flour, cinnamon, salt, almonds, and chocolate chips together.
  3. Add egg, honey, oil and apple sauce on top and stir with a spoon for a few minutes until all ingredients are blended together.
  4. Transfer to a greased 8x8 pan and flatten down to desired thickness using wax paper.
  5. Bake for 25 minutes, or until just firm and edges are golden brown. Do not overbake or they will be too hard!
  6. Cool 5 minutes, then cut with a knife and leave in pan to cool.
  7. Once completely cooled, remove and store in an airtight container.
Makes 8 bars
Calories: 210 Fat: 6g Sugar: 16g Fiber: 2.5g
Recipe by My San Francisco Kitchen at https://www.mysanfranciscokitchen.com/homemade-chewy-granola-bars/