Cranberry Granola Bars

Cranberry Granola Bars

Health Rating
Prep Cook Ready in Servings
15 min 25 min 40 min 12


1 tsp Cinnamon
1/4 cup Cranberries, dried
1/2 cup pitted Dates (chopped)
2 tbsp Flaxseed meal (ground)
2 cup Oats, large flakes, dry
1 cup Orange juice
1/4 cup Peanut butter, smooth
1 tsp Vanilla extract, pure
1/3 cup Wheat germ, crude


In a small saucepan, combine dates and orange juice. Bring to a gentle simmer over medium heat for about 5 minutes or until very soft. Add soy butter, vanilla and cinnamon and stir until smooth.

In a large bowl, combine oats, wheat germ, flaxseed and cranberries. Pour over date mixture and stir to combine. Spread into a parchment paper lined 8 inch (1.5 L) baking pan and press down evenly.

Bake in a 350 F (180 C) oven for about 25 minutes or until golden and firm to the touch. Let cool before cutting into bars.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 198
Calories from fat 50
Calories from saturated fat 9.2
Total Fat 5.5 g
Saturated Fat 1.0 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.9 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.1 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 26.7 mg
Potassium 268 mg
Total Carbohydrate 31 g
Dietary Fiber 4.4 g
Sugars 9.2 g
Protein 6.1 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Fruit 0.4
Grain 0.9
Meat Alternative 0.2

Energy sources

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