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Granola Bar Cookies

Is it a cookie or a granola bar? It’s both, though we don’t think you’ll care about the label once you’ve had one bite.
  • Cooking time8 min
  • Prep time10 min
  • ServingsPortions 24
recipe image Granola Bar Cookies

Ingredients

  • 2 1/4 cups (550 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. (5 mL) baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. (2 mL) salt
  • 1 cup (250 mL) chopped assorted dried fruit
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) flax seeds
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) (250 mL) Becel® salted margarine sticks or unsalted margarine sticks
  • 1 cup (250 mL) firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp. (5 mL) vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp. (5 mL) ground cinnamon
Energy (kcal)0 kcal
Energy (kJ)0 kJ
Protein (g)0.0 g
Carbohydrate incl. fibre (g)0.0 g
Carbohydrate excl. fibre (g)0.0 g
Sugar (g)0.0 g
Fibre (g)0.0 g
Fat (g)0.0 g
Saturated fat (g)0.0 g
Unsaturated fat (g)0.0 g
Monounsaturated fat (g)0.0 g
Polyunsaturated fat (g)0.0 g
Trans fat (g)0.0 g
Cholesterol (mg)0 mg
Sodium (mg)0 mg
Salt (g)0.00 g
Vitamin A (IU)0 IU
Vitamin C (mg)0.0 mg
Calcium (mg)0 mg
Iron (mg)0.00 mg
Potassium (mg)0 mg

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190 C). Line 13 x 9-in. baking pan with foil or parchment paper leaving 2-in. overhang; set aside. Combine flour, baking soda and salt in medium bowl; set aside.
  2. Combine fruit, oats and flax seed in large bowl; set aside.
  3. Beat Becel® sticks with sugars in large bowl. Beat in eggs and vanilla until blended. Gradually add in flour mixture; beat just until blended. Stir in cinnamon and 2 cups (500 mL) fruit mixture. Spread into prepared baking pan*. Top with remaining 1 cup (250 mL) fruit mixture and gently press into dough.
  4. Bake 25 minutes or until edges are golden. Cool in pan on wire rack 10 minutes. Using foil overhang, lift out of pan and cool completely.

Granola Drop Cookies:

Prepare cookie dough as above. Drop by tablespoonfuls on ungreased baking sheets, 2-inches (5 cm) apart. Bake 7 minutes or until edges are golden. Cool cookies on sheets 2 minutes on wire rack; remove cookies from sheets and cool completely. Makes 79 cookies.