These homemade bars are easy to prepare and excellent after-school snacks.
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
2 tablespoons golden flaxseeds
How to Make It
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.