Oat & Dried Fruit Bars

Number of Servings: 24 (60 g)
Active Time: 10 min.
Total Time: 45 min.
Oat and Dried Fruit Bars

Not satisfied with the packaged options for snack bars? This recipe lets you control exactly what goes into your family’s lunchboxes. Made with whole grains and dried fruit, this fiber-filled option will keep them full and their energy high as they go about their days.


  • 4 cups oats
  • ¼ cup oat bran
  • ¼ cup flour
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. ginger
  • ⅔ cup chopped dried figs
  • ⅔ cup dried cranberries
  • 6 oz. egg whites, lightly beaten
  • ⅔ cup honey
  • ¼ cup low-fat buttermilk
  • ¼ cup unsweetened applesauce
  • ¼ cup canola oil


  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF. Coat a baking dish with cooking spray and set aside.
  2. Stir together oats, oat bran, flour, salt, ginger, figs, and cranberries in a large bowl.
  3. Whisk together egg whites, honey, buttermilk, applesauce, and oil in a separate medium bowl. Stir liquid mixture into oat mixture to combine.
  4. Spoon batter into prepared pan, spreading into an even layer. Bake until golden and cooked through (35-40 minutes).

Nutrition Facts

24 servings per container

Serving Size 60 g

Amount per serving
Calories 185
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.5g 6%
Saturated Fat 0.5g 3%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 115mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 33g 12%
Dietary Fiber 3.5g 14%
Total Sugars 13g
Includes 10g Added Sugars 20%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 2g
Protein 6g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 25.8mg 2%
Iron 1.5mg 6%
Potassium 170mg 4%
Vitamin A 0.4mcg 0%
Vitamin C 0.2mg 0%
Vitamin E 0.6mg 6%
Vitamin K 2.4mcg 2%
Thiamin 0.2mg 15%
Riboflavin 0.1mg 8%
Niacin 1.7mg 15%
Vitamin B6 0mg 0%
Folate 19.9mcg 5%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 6.1mcg 20%
Chloride 54.5mg 2%
Pantothenate 0.4mg 0%
Phosphorus 151.3mg 10%
Iodine 6.2mcg 4%
Magnesium 52.9mg 15%
Zinc 1.1mg 10%
Selenium 2.5mcg 6%
Copper 0.2mg 20%
Manganese 1.4mg 60%
Chromium 3.6mcg 10%
Molybdenum 19.3mcg 40%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Whole Grain Oats, Honey, Egg Whites, Dried Figs, Sweetened Dried Cranberries (cranberries, Sugar, Sunflower Oil (adds A Trivial Amount Of Fat)), Lowfat Buttermilk (cultured Lowfat Milk, Nonfat Milk, Salt, Sodium Citrate, Vitamin A Palmitate), Unsweetened Applesauce, Canola Oil, Enriched All Purpose Flour (unbleached Wheat Flour, Niacin, Reduced Iron, Thiamine Mononitrate, Riboflavin, Folic Acid), Oat Bran, Salt, Ginger.

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