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Apricot-Cranberry Granola Bars

Apricot-Cranberry Granola Bars
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 2 hr 50 min
  • Servings 10
With just ten minutes' prep time, you can prepare a whole week's worth of satisfying grab-and-go breakfasts, customized with your favorite dried fruits.
By Stephanie Wise
Updated October 7, 2011

Ingredients

  • 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

Steps

  • 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.

  • 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.

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