Jean’s Granola Bars

Preheat oven 350′  Cooking spray 9″x 13″ baking pan lined with parchment

Large bowl
2 cups Oats (or 7 grain)
1/3 cup Sunflower seed 1/3 cup raw Almonds (with skin)
1/4 cup unsweetened shredded Coconut
1/4 cup Flax meal 1 Tbsp Chia seeds
2 Tbsp Flax seeds
1/4 tsp ground cinnamon

Put into large bowl and stir together. Pour onto unlined sheet tray and toast in oven 15 min.

While ingredients toast combine Honey, Coconut oil and Vanilla.

Bring to a boil over med. heat and cook until the honey turns a copper color. (12-15 min)

Pour the hot Honey syrup over the toasted oats & seed, mix until well coated.

Pour  mixture onto prepared baking sheet, pat it firmly into pan.

Bake 10 min., middle may seem sticky but it will cool nicely. Cool for 1 hour, cut into bars. Wrap individually.

1/2 cup Honey
2 Tbsp Coconut oil
1/4 tsp vanilla extract
1/4 cup dried cranberries (chopped optional)

Dried Blue Berries or other small fruits or berries or nuts may be substituted.

Recipe shared by Jean Kramer