Fruity Granola Bars

Posted on January 2, 2012 · Posted in Baking and Desserts, Recipes, Vegetarian

In a large saucepan or electric frying pan, combine sugar, butter, honey, water and salt. Bring to a simmer and cook for 5 minutes. Stir in oats, almonds, wheat germ and sesame seeds. Cook, stirring frequently, for 15 minutes. Remove from heat and add fruits. Pour into a jelly roll pan lines with wax paper or parchment. Score deeply into bars of desired size. Allow to cool for 30 minutes. Break along score lines. Store in an airtight container.

INGREDIENTS: ¾ cup packed brown sugar • ½ cup honey • ¼ cup water • 1 tsp. salt • ½ cup butter 3 cups rolled oats • 1 cup toasted & sliced almonds • 1 cup wheat germ • ½ cup sesame seeds • ½ cup dried papaya • ½ cup raisins • ½ cup chopped pitted dates

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