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Cranberry-Cinnamon Granola Bars

Yield Makes 9 bars
Granola is a good source of soluble fiber, which can lower the risk of coronary heart disease.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups low-fat granola cereal
  • 1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup sweetened dried cranberries
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Vegetable cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 139
  • caloriesfromfat 14 %
  • fat 2 g
  • satfat 0.6 g
  • monofat 0.2 g
  • polyfat 0.1 g
  • protein 3 g
  • carbohydrate 27 g
  • fiber 2 g
  • cholesterol 24 mg
  • iron 1 mg
  • sodium 32 mg
  • calcium 19 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 6 ingredients, and press mixture evenly into an 8-inch square baking pan coated with cooking spray.

  2. Bake at 350° for 15 minutes or until golden. Cool in pan on a wire rack 5 minutes, and cut into bars. Store in an airtight container.

  3. Note: For testing purposes only, we used Kellogg's Low-Fat Granola without Raisins.