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Fruit and grain snack bars

3
3
3
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
32 min
Prep
12 min
Cook
20 min
Serves
32
Difficulty
Easy
These bars are packed with good-for-you ingredients. Dried fruit, sunflower seeds, nuts, and whole grains ensure that one small flavor-rich bar satisfies.

Ingredients

Dried mixed fruit

1½ cup(s), such as cranberries, dried apricots, and raisins

Quick cooking rolled oats

1 cup(s), uncooked

Dry-roasted salted sunflower seeds

½ cup(s)

Toasted wheat germ

½ cup(s)

Unsalted pecan halves

½ cup(s), chopped

Non-fat instant dry powdered milk

½ cup(s)

White whole wheat flour

¼ cup(s)

Ground cinnamon

1 tsp(s)

Table salt

½ tsp(s)

Banana(s)

1 medium, ripe, cut into chunks

Raw egg(s)

2 large

Maple syrup

cup(s)

Vanilla extract

1 tsp(s)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray 9 x 13-inch baking pan with nonstick spray.
  2. Combine dried fruit, oats, sunflower seeds, wheat germ, pecans, dry milk, flour, cinnamon, and salt in food processor; pulse until dried fruit is finely chopped but not pureed. Add banana, eggs, maple syrup, and vanilla; pulse just until combined.
  3. Transfer fruit mixture to prepared pan. With damp fingertips, press down to form even layer. Bake until bars are golden and firm to the touch, about 20 minutes. Let cool completely in pan on wire rack. Cut into 32 bars.
  4. Serving size: 1 bar

Notes

Prep ahead: Covered, the bars keep in the fridge or at cool room temperature up to 5 days or can be frozen up to 4 months.