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Fully Loaded Gluten-Free Granola Bars

Snack on these gluten-free granola bars filled with sunflower seeds, oats, and chocolate chips. 
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword granola bars
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 341kcal
Author Emily Grace

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Udi's Steel Cut Oats with Flax, Chia, and Currants
  • 1/2 cup raw sunflower seeds
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp mini chocolate chips optional

Instructions

  • Line an 8x8 inch glass baking dish with parchment paper and set aside.
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Spread the oats and sunflower seeds on a baking sheet.
  • Place in the oven and toast for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Combine the honey, brown sugar, butter, vanilla, and salt in a medium saucepan over medium heat.
  • Cook until the brown sugar has completely dissolved.
  • Once the oat mixture is done, remove it from the oven and reduce the heat to 300 degrees.
  • Immediately add the oat mixture to the liquid mixture and stir to combine.
  • Turn mixture out into the prepared baking dish and press down to evenly distribute.
  • Top with chocolate chips and bake for 25 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and allow to cool completely before cutting in to squares.

Notes

Store in an airtight container for up to a week.

Nutrition

Calories: 341kcal | Carbohydrates: 53g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 149mg | Potassium: 65mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 95IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 2.2mg