Granola Bars

Granola Bars

Prep Time15 mins Cook Time15 mins Makes 24 Yield_measuresquares

How can we get nutrition and great taste in one snack? The answer is tasty and convenient.

Ingredients List

  1. 4 egg whites or 125 mL egg substitute
  2. 3/4 cup (175 mL) buttermilk
  3. 1/3 cup (75 mL) Becel® Original margarine, melted
  4. 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) all-purpose flour
  5. 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) coarsely grated carrots
  6. 1 1/4 cups (300 mL) bran cereal or muesli cereal, (not flakes)
  7. 1/2 cup (125 mL) firmly packed light brown sugar
  8. 2 tsp. (10 mL) grated orange peel or lemon peel
  9. 1 1/2 tsp. (7 mL) ground cinnamon
  10. 1 tsp. (5 mL) baking powder
  11. 1 tsp. (5 mL) baking soda
  12. 1/2 tsp. (2 mL) ground nutmeg
  13. 1/2 tsp. (2 mL) salt

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C).

2. Beat egg whites, buttermilk and melted Becel® Original margarine 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.

Please see nutrition information for sodium content.

Nutritional Information

Calories

90 (1 square)

Total Fat

3g (1 square)

Polyunsaturated Fat

1g (1 square)

Monounsaturated Fat

1g (1 square)

Sodium

170mg (1 square)

Total Carbs

14g (1 square)

Dietary Fiber

1g (1 square)

Sugars

6g (1 square)

Protein

2g (1 square)

Calcium

4% (1 square)

Iron

6% (1 square)

Vitamin C

2% (1 square)

Vitamin A

25% (1 square)