Apricot-Cranberry Granola Bars

Apricot-Cranberry Granola Bars

Blogger Stephanie Wise of Girl versus Dough shares a new recipe for granola bars. Apricot-cranberry granola bars hit the spot when it comes to a healthy, flavorful grab-and-go breakfast on those hectic mornings. Learn to make this recipe with our how-to article.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

2:50

Hrs:Mins

Makes

10

or

3 1/2
cups Cascadian Farm® organic fruit and nut granola
3/4
cup unsweetened applesauce
1/4
cup honey
1/4
cup mild-flavor (light) molasses
1/2
cup sweetened dried cranberries
1/2
cup chopped dried apricots
  1. Heat oven to 325°F. Line 8-inch square pan with parchment paper, extending paper over sides of pan, and line cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In food processor, pulse granola a few times to break up into smaller pieces. Set aside.
  3. In large bowl, stir together applesauce, honey and molasses. Add granola, cranberries and apricots; stir thoroughly to combine. Pour mixture into pan; press firmly into pan.
  4. Bake 25 to 30 minutes. Cool 10 minutes. Freeze uncovered 1 hour.
  5. Using parchment paper, lift mixture from pan. Cut into bars. Place bars on paper-lined cookie sheet. Freeze uncovered at least 1 hour longer before serving. Store in freezer.
Makes 10 or 12 bars
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Substitute your own favorite dried fruits for the cranberries or apricots.
Store granola bars in freezer and take out in the morning as needed for an on-the-go breakfast.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1Serving)
        Exchanges: Free*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.