Make sure the bars have completely cooled down before you cut into squares.
|Homemade Granola Bar, gluten and nut free|
Homemade Granola Bars
Preheat oven to 350 degrees oven. Line a 8x8 inch square pan with parchment paper
2 cups rolled oats
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
2 tbsp. unsalted butter
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
1 large egg
1/3 cup pumpkin seeds
1/3 cup chopped dates or raisins
2 tbsp. chia seeds
Mix the oats, brown sugar, butter and salt until the butter is evenly blended. Sitr together the applesauce and egg. Add to the oat mixture along with the pumpkin seeds, dried fruit and chia seeds; stir until mixture is moistened.
Spread and press mixture into your 8 x 8 inch parchment lined pan. Bake for 25 minutes or until golden. Remove from oven and let cool completely before cutting.