Chewy Granola-Jam Bars

These granola bars are perfect to grab and go or pack in a lunch bag.

Serves: 16Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 1 hour 25 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 16

Ingredients

  • 2 cups quick-cooking oats
  • ¼ cup flaked coconut
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • ¼ cup chopped walnuts
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ⅔ cup maple syrup
  • ½ cup honey
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 4 Tbsp. butter, melted
  • ¼ tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 2 cups strawberry jam

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a 9" x 13" baking dish with an aluminum foil sling. Grease with non-stick cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl mix together: oats, coconut, salt, dried cranberries, and walnut pieces.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together maple syrup, honey, vanilla, melted butter, and cinnamon. Pour over oat mixture and mix well.
  • Using a rubber spatula, scrape ½ the mixture into the prepared baking pan, pressing down to evenly spread out the mixture. Spread the jam all over the oat mixture. Spread the remaining ½ of oat mixture over the jam.
  • Bake for about 35 minutes, or until top is brown and jam is bubbling. Cool for 35 minutes before cutting into bars.

Recipe Information

Serves: 16

Ingredients

  • 2 cups quick-cooking oats
  • ¼ cup flaked coconut
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • ¼ cup chopped walnuts
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ⅔ cup maple syrup
  • ½ cup honey
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 4 Tbsp. butter, melted
  • ¼ tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 2 cups strawberry jam

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a 9" x 13" baking dish with an aluminum foil sling. Grease with non-stick cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl mix together: oats, coconut, salt, dried cranberries, and walnut pieces.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together maple syrup, honey, vanilla, melted butter, and cinnamon. Pour over oat mixture and mix well.
  • Using a rubber spatula, scrape ½ the mixture into the prepared baking pan, pressing down to evenly spread out the mixture. Spread the jam all over the oat mixture. Spread the remaining ½ of oat mixture over the jam.
  • Bake for about 35 minutes, or until top is brown and jam is bubbling. Cool for 35 minutes before cutting into bars.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories320
Total Fat9g
Saturated Fat2g
Cholesterol10mg
Sodium120mg
Total Carbohydrate63g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars50g
Protein2g