Dark Chocolate Apricot Granola Bars Recipe

Dark Chocolate Apricot Granola Bars Recipe

How To Make Dark Chocolate Apricot Granola Bars

Sweet and juicy apricots with a slightly tart flavor taste really awesome with dark chocolate in these addicting granola bars.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 30 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • ½cuploosely packed light sugar,or dark brown
  • 2tbspsolid coconut oil,or cold butter, cut into cubes
  • ¾cupwhite whole wheat flour,spoon & leveled
  • cupsold-fashioned rolled oats
  • ½cupDark Chocolate Raisinets,or Milk Chocolate Raisinets, or dark chocolate chips
  • ½cupdried apricots,chopped
  • 1tspground cinnamon
  • 2largeegg whites,lightly beaten
  • ¼cupunsweetened applesauce
  • 1tsppure vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Lightly spray a 8 by 8 baking pan with cookie spray. Set aside.

  3. Combine brown sugar and coconut oil in a medium bowl until crumbly and well mixed.

  4. Place in the refrigerator while you prepare the dry ingredients.

  5. In another medium bowl, mix together, flour, oats, raisinets, apricots, and cinnamon.

  6. Remove the sugar/oil mixture form the refrigerator and mix in with the dry ingredients.

  7. Add egg whites, applesauce, and vanilla. Lightly stir to combine. Do NOT overmix.

  8. Pour batter into prepared baking pan. Bake for 15 to 18 minutes until sides are barely browning.

  9. Cool completely before cutting into squares.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 112.62kcal
  • Fat: 2.88g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.90g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.27g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.27g
  • Carbohydrates: 20.62g
  • Fiber: 1.79g
  • Sugar: 10.66g
  • Protein: 2.50g
  • Cholesterol: 0.32mg
  • Sodium: 8.72mg
  • Calcium: 12.28mg
  • Potassium: 105.23mg
  • Iron: 0.72mg
  • Vitamin A: 7.38µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.90mg
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