Chewy Granola Bars
MAKES ABOUT 3 DOZEN 2-INCH BARS
[Updated July 2, 2015]
Make these ahead for a quick breakfast on busy mornings.
½ cup butter or margarine, melted
½ cup vegetable oil
¾ cup brown sugar or date sugar
½ cup sugar
2 tablespoons honey or maple syrup
2 cups gluten-free oats
2 cups quinoa or rice flakes
1 cup shredded coconut
½ cup chopped almonds (optional)
1 cup raisins or chopped dates
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease and line a 9x12-inch non-stick jellyroll pan with parchment paper.
2. In a large bowl, mix melted butter and oil with sugars and honey. Stir in remaining ingredients until well blended.
3. Spoon mixture into prepared pan and press down evenly, making sure surface is smooth.
4. Bake for 30 minutes. Cool slightly and cut into bars.