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Granola Bars

How can we get nutrition and great taste in one snack? The answer is tasty and convenient.
  • Cooking time15 min
  • Prep time15 min
  • ServingsPortions 24
recipe image Granola Bars


  • 4 egg whites or 125 mL egg substitute
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) buttermilk
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) Becel® salted margarine sticks or unsalted margarine sticks, melted
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) coarsely grated carrots
  • 1 1/4 cups (300 mL) bran cereal or muesli cereal, (not flakes)
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 2 tsp. (10 mL) grated orange peel or lemon peel
  • 1 1/2 tsp. (7 mL) ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. (5 mL) baking powder
  • 1 tsp. (5 mL) baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. (2 mL) ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp. (2 mL) salt
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


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C).
  2. Beat egg whites, buttermilk and melted Becel® sticks in medium bowl with wire whisk until blended; set aside. Combine remaining ingredients in large bowl. Stir buttermilk mixture into flour mixture until well combined. Turn into lightly greased 13 x 9-inch (3.5 L) baking pan, smoothing the top.
  3. Bake 15 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in centre comes out clean.
  4. Cool completely on wire rack. Cut into squares to serve. Store refrigerated in an airtight container.