Granola Bars

Granola Bars veg

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easy

Prep: 3 hours 30 minutes

cook

Cook: 45 minutes

easy

Method: Easy

snack

Course: Snack

Snack

Type: Fusion

This granola bar has everything to power you with energy and vitality to see you through a day of hard work

Ingredients

  • Oatmeal 2 cups
  • Almonds, chopped 1 cup
  • Desiccated coconut 1 cup
  • Butter 3 tbsps + to grease
  • Honey ⅔ cup
  • Brown sugar ¼ cup
  • Vanilla essence 1½ tsps
  • Salt ¼ tsp
  • Dates, chopped ½ cup
  • Golden apricots, chopped ½ cup
  • Dried cranberries, chopped ½ cup
  • Wheat bran, roasted ½ cup
  • Refined flour a little to dust

Methods

  • Preheat oven to 180º C.
  • Heat a non-stick pan, add oatmeal, almonds, desiccated coconut
  • Heat another non-stick pan, add butter and ⅓ cup honey, mix well till butter melts and mixes well with honey.
  • Add brown sugar and mix till the sugar melts. Add vanilla essence and mix. Add salt and mix.
  • Transfer the oats mixture into a mixing bowl. Add the butter-honey mixture. Add dates, apricots, and cranberries and toss.
  • Add wheat bran and mix everything well with a wooden spoon. Add remaining honey and mix well.
  • Grease an aluminium burfi tray with some butter. Dust with a little flour. Put the mixture in it and spread evenly.
  • Keep the tray in the preheated oven and bake for 25-30 minutes or till golden brown.
  • Bring the tray out of the oven and let it cool down to room temperature. Keep the tray in the refrigerator to chill for 2-3 hours.
  • Bring the tray out of the refrigerator, cut into bars, arrange them on a serving platter and serve.