Pumpkin Apple Granola Bars

What tops a Nature Valley® granola bar? We say give it the works: pumpkin cream cheese, fresh apple, cinnamon and a drizzle of maple syrup. It’s as yummy as it sounds. And ridiculously easy.

  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 5 min
  • Servings 1

1
container (8 oz) honey nut cream cheese
1/4
cup canned pumpkin (not pumpkin pie mix)
1
pouch (2 bars) Nature Valley™ cinnamon or oats ‘n honey crunchy granola bars
2
tablespoons chopped apple
1/2
teaspoon pure maple syrup
Dash ground cinnamon

  • 1 In small bowl, stir together cream cheese and pumpkin until smooth.
  • 2 Spread 2 teaspoons pumpkin cream cheese on each granola bar. Top with chopped apple; drizzle with maple syrup. Sprinkle with cinnamon.
  • 3 Cover and refrigerate any remaining pumpkin cream cheese.

Expert Tips

On the go? Use the wrapper to carry the topped granola bar with you and enjoy almost anywhere.

Pumpkin cream cheese is a delicious spread. Try it on bagels, toast or graham crackers.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
220
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
190mg
190%;
Total Carbohydrate
35g
35%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
16g
16%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.