|Preparation Time||15 Minutes|
|Cook Time||15 Minutes|
|Total Time||30 Minutes|
|Main Ingredient||Almonds; Dried fruit; Oats|
|Category||Fruit; Nuts, Fats, & Oils; Rice & Grains|
|Diet||Low Calorie; Low Fat; Low Cholesterol; Low Sodium; Heart Healthy; Vegetarian|
1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
1/4 cup slivered almonds
1/4 cup sunflower seeds
1 tablespoon flaxseeds, preferably golden
1 tablespoon sesame seeds
1 cup unsweetened whole-grain puffed cereal
1/3 cup currants
1/3 cup chopped dried apricots
1/3 cup chopped golden raisins
1/4 cup creamy almond butter
1/4 cup turbinado sugar
1/4 cup honey
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/8 teaspoon salt
Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Spray baking pan with cooking spray.
Combine oats, almonds, sunflower seeds, flaxseeds, and sesame seeds on a baking sheet. Bake 10 minutes, shaking halfway through. Transfer to bowl and add cereal, currants, apricots, and raisins; toss to combine.
Combine almond butter, sugar, honey, vanilla, and salt in a saucepan over medium-low heat, stirring frequently for about 5 minutes.
Add almond butter mixture to dry ingredients and mix well. Transfer to pan, firmly pressing mixture with hands coated in cooking spray. When even layer is made, refrigerate about 30 minutes and cut into 8 bars.
Calories: 244 cal
Saturated fat: 1g
Monounsaturated fat: 5g