Sunday, September 22, 2013

Granola Bars


2 1/2 cups (230 grams) old fashioned rolled oats
1/2 cup (80 grams) whole nuts, coarsely chopped
1/3 cup (113 grams) honey
1/4 cup (56 grams) unsalted butter, cut into pieces
1/4 cup (50 grams) packed light brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 cup (60 grams) dried fruit, coarsely chopped
1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons (67 grams) white chocolate chips
2 bananas 

Method
Prepare Oven and Pan
Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Line bottom and sides of a 8-inch or 9- square pan with aluminum foil. Then lightly oil or spray with cooking spray.

Combine ingredients in a large bowl. Mix well. 

Press the mixture into pan make sure it is tightly packed and even in one layer. 

Bake 30 minutes until they it has lightly toasted. 

Remove from the oven and let cool before cutting into bars. Then refrigerate to set.