Fruit and Nut Granola Bar Clusters

Servings per Recipe
Nutrition Facts
Calories : 200
Fat : 10 g
Sodium : 50 mg
Total Carbohydrates : 22 g
Fiber : 3 g
Protein : 6 g
1 1/2 cup quick oats
1/2 cup bran flakes
1/3 cup dried fruit, such as raisins or dried cranberries
1/2 cup nuts, such as sliced almonds or roasted peanuts
1/4 cup mini chocolate chips
3/4 cup smooth peanut butter
1/4 cup maple syrup
1/2 cup unsweetened appleasauce
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
Wash hands with soap and water.
Mix together oats, bran flakes, dried fruit, nuts, and mini chocolate chips together in a medium bowl. Set aside.
In a separate bowl, combine peanut butter, maple syrup, applesauce, and vanilla until smooth.
Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and combine together.
Spray a 9x13 inch baking pan with non-stick cooking spray. Form mixture into 12 clusters and place into pan.
Bake for 20-25 minutes, until slightly browned. Let cool and store in air-tight container.

1. To make into a bars or squares, press down into an 8x8 inch pan that has been coated with non-stick cooking spray and cook for 20-30 minutes.