Oat & Dried Fruit Bars - 2 Guiding Stars
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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.

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  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).
Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories 185; Total Fat 4.5g (6% Daily Value); Saturated Fat 0.5g (3% DV); Trans Fat 0g; Cholesterol 0mg (0% DV); Sodium 115mg (5% DV); Total Carbohydrate 33g (12% DV); Dietary Fiber 3.5g (14% DV); Total Sugars 13g; Includes 10g Added Sugars (20% DV); Protein 6g; Vitamin D 0% DV; Calcium 2% DV; Iron 6% DV; Potassium 4% DV; Manganese 60% DV; Molybdenum 40% DV; Biotin 20% DV.
Recipe by Guiding Stars at https://guidingstars.com/recipes/oat-and-dried-fruit-bars/
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