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These bars fit snugly into snack-size zip-top plastic bags but also divide easily into squares. Store in an airtight container up to three days.

Sidney Fry, MS, RD
Recipe by Cooking Light April 2014

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Recipe Summary

hands-on:
10 mins
total:
35 mins
Yield:
Serves 16 (serving size: 1 bar)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350°.

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  • Spread oats and quinoa on a baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 8 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool. Place oat mixture in a large bowl, and stir in cherries, almonds, coconut, flaxseed meal, and chocolate.

  • Combine almond butter, honey, oil, and salt in a small saucepan over medium heat; bring to a boil. Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Pour almond butter mixture over oat mixture; toss well to coat. Press mixture into an 8-inch square glass or ceramic baking dish coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 13 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool completely in dish. Cut evenly into (1 x 4-inch) bars.

Nutrition Facts

205 calories; fat 10.6g; saturated fat 2.1g; mono fat 5.1g; poly fat 2.6g; protein 5g; carbohydrates 25g; fiber 3g; cholesterol 0mg; iron 1mg; sodium 54mg; calcium 47mg.
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