Apricot & Almond Granola Bars

Apricot & Almond Granola Bars
Prep time
Cook time
Total time
These granola bars are lower in fat than the other homemade granola bars, which often use peanut butter as a binder. The skim milk powder adds protein, but you can replace it with protein powder for an extra boost. Don't like apricots and almonds? Use your favourite dried fruit and nuts, or try using another flavour extract.
Recipe type: Baked Goods, Snack, Vegetarian
Makes: 30
  • 2 cups (500 mL) rolled oats
  • 2 cups (500 mL) bran cereal, lightly crushed
  • 1½ cup (375 mL) dried apricots, finely chopped
  • 1 cup (250 mL) chopped almonds, walnuts or any other nut
  • ½ cup (125 mL) whole wheat flour
  • ½ cup (125 mL) chocolate chips
  • 1 cup (250 mL) skim milk powder
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) almond extract
  • ½ cup (125 mL) honey
  • 4 large eggs, beaten
  1. Preheat the oven to 350˚F. Line a 9" x 13" baking dish with parchment paper, so that the parchment paper hangs slightly over the edge (This will make it easier to take the bars out later.)
  2. In a large bowl, mix together oats, bran cereal, apricots, almonds, flour, chocolate chips, skim milk powder and almond extract.
  3. In a medium bowl, stir together honey and eggs. Pour honey mixture over dry ingredients. Mix until everything is well-coated. Press mixture into prepared baking dish until well-packed.
  4. Bake until edges are golden brown, about 20 minutes. Let cool completely before lifting the bars using the parchment paper onto a cutting board. Divide into 30 pieces. These can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator, but are actually best when stored in the freezer and eaten a little cold.


Get A Head Start on Your Journey to Food & Body Peace!

Download a free copy of my eBook, Stop the Food Fight, Start Making Food Peace and get my 7 Steps to Start Healing Your Relationship with Food & Your Body.

Download Your Free Copy
Before you go...
Does the Holiday Season Bring You Joy and Cheer?
Or Does it Make You Feel Stress and Fear?
Feel less guilt, more joy this holiday season with advice from over 30 of the top non-diet dietitians and therapists (including yours truly!) compiled by Christin Morgan, RD. Become an Insider today and get your free copy!
Download Your Free Copy

Feel Less Stress, More Joy this Holiday Season!

Get advice to bring back the holiday spirit from over 30 top non-diet dietitians and therapists in this free eBook, The Ultimate Guide to Guilt-Free Holiday Eating, by Christin Morgan, RD.

Download Your Free Copy
Get every new post delivered to your inbox

Join other followers

Powered By WPFruits.com