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These homemade fruit-filled, nutty-flavored bars are perfect for an after-school snack. Packed with antioxidants and superfoods like coconut, almonds, and goji berries, these healthy, portable bars are way better than what you'll find at the store. Make a batch at the beginning of the week and carry this hearty snack around with you to have when you're running low on energy.

Adam Hickman
Recipe by Cooking Light September 2015


Credit: Jennifer Causey; Styling: Kira Corbin

Recipe Summary

15 mins
45 mins
Serves 14 (serving size: 1 bar)


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Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 350°. Combine almond butter, honey, olive oil, vanilla, and salt in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at HIGH 1 minute or until bubbly. Combine cereal, oats, goji berries, almonds, and coconut in a medium bowl. Pour almond butter mixture over barley mixture; toss well to coat. Press into an 11 x 7-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle with sesame seeds, pressing to adhere. Bake at 350° for 10 minutes or until set. Cool completely in baking dish.


Nutrition Facts

146 calories; fat 7.7g; saturated fat 1.7g; mono fat 3.7g; poly fat 1.5g; protein 4g; carbohydrates 17g; fiber 2g; iron 1mg; sodium 115mg; calcium 38mg.