Winter Granola Bars

Winter Granola Bars

Takes , serves 8.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 2/3 cup crushed Wellington Traditional Water Crackers
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds
  • 1/3 cup chopped hazelnuts
  • 1/3 cup dried cherries
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup salted butter
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup agave
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Place the first 6 ingredients in a large mixing bowl and mix well.
  3. In a medium-size saucepan on medium heat add butter and melt.
  4. Add remaining ingredients and stir to combine. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to simmer for 3 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat and pour over oat and cracker mixture. Mix thoroughly.
  6. In an 8×8 baking pan lined with parchment paper, press granola mixture into the pan.
  7. Place in the oven and bake for 20 minutes. Remove from oven and refrigerate for 1 hour. This will make the granola bars easier to cut.
  8. Remove granola from pan and peel off the parchment paper. Place on cutting board and cut into 10 bars.
  9. Place in a container and line each layer with parchment paper to prevent them from sticking to each other.