Choco-Cherry Granola Bars

ACTIVE TIME: 15 MINUTES    

TOTAL TIME: 1 HOUR 15 MINUTES    

MAKES 14 SERVINGS

INGREDIENTS

DIRECTIONS

2  cups old-fashioned oats

1.  Line large baking sheet with parchment paper.

½  cup quinoa

2.  In large bowl, combine oats, quinoa, chia seeds, ½  cup chia seeds

almonds, cherries and chocolate.

½  cup sliced almonds

½  cup dried cherries

3.  In small saucepan on low, heat almond butter, ½  cup chopped dark 

honey, coconut oil and salt until melted and chocolate

smooth, stirring occasionally. Stir in prune puree.

¾  cup creamy almond butter

⅓  cup honey

4.  Pour almond butter mixture over oat mixture and 2  tablespoons coconut oil

stir to combine.

½  teaspoon salt

5.  With hands, form into bars using about ⅓ cup ½  cup pureed prunes (from  

about 1 cup whole prunes)

mixture for each; place on prepared sheet and refrigerate until set, about 1 hour. Store in refrigerator in airtight container for up to 3 weeks. PER SERVING: About 300 calories, 17 g fat (4 g saturated), 7 g protein, 105 mg sodium, 35 g carbohydrates, 6 g fiber

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