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Cranberry Walnut Granola Bars

Ingredients

  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup wheat germ
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup sunflower seeds
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1/2 cup applesauce
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350. Line a baking sheet with parchment or grease pan generously.
  2. Combine oats, brown sugar, wheat germ, cinnamon, flour, cranberries, walnuts, sunflower seeds, and salt in a large bowl. In a seperate bowl, combine honey, egg, applesauce, and vanilla extract; add to dry ingredients. Stir well to make sure everything gets moistened.
  3. Bake for about 30 minutes or until the bars start turning golden brown. Cut into bars shortly after coming out of the oven and allow to cool on cooling rack.