Sunflower, Strawberry, and Butterscotch Bars

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Sunflower, Strawberry, and Butterscotch Bars Recipe

Photo: Jennifer Causey; Styling: Kira Corbin

These homemade bars are easy to prepare and excellent after-school snacks. 

Serves 14 (serving size: 1 bar)


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1/3 cup sunflower seed butter
1/3 cup light-colored corn syrup
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/4 cups puffed barley cereal
1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
2/3 cup chopped dried strawberries
1/3 cup coarsely chopped pecans
3 tablespoons butterscotch morsels
Cooking spray
2 tablespoons golden flaxseeds


Hands-on: 15 Minutes
Total: 45 Minutes

Preheat oven to 350°. Combine sunflower seed butter, corn syrup, olive oil, vanilla, and salt in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at HIGH 1 minute or until bubbly. Combine cereal, oats, strawberries, pecans, and butterscotch morsels in a medium bowl. Pour sunflower seed butter mixture over barley mixture; toss well to coat. Press into an 11 x 7-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle with flaxseeds, pressing to adhere. Bake at 350° for 10 minutes. Cool completely in dish.

Created date

July 2015

Nutritional Information

Calories 153
Fat 8.2 g
Satfat 1.5 g
Monofat 4.4 g
Polyfat 1.8 g
Protein 3 g
Carbohydrate 19 g
Fiber 2 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 1 mg
Sodium 112 mg
Calcium 13 mg