Chewy Granola Snack Bars

Source:   |  Category: Baking, Breakfast, Ground Flaxseed

Dried fruit such as apricots can be substituted


  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) butter or margarine
  • 4 cups (1 L) miniature marshmallow
  • 1 cup (250 mL) rolled oat
  • 1 cup (250 mL) crushed graham cracker
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) ground flaxseed
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) raisins, chopped*
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) raw sunflower seeds, shelled
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) unsweetened fine coconut
1/4 cup butter or margarine4 cups miniature marshmallow1 cup rolled oat1 cup crushed graham cracker1/2 cup ground flaxseed1/2 cup raisins, chopped*1/4 cup raw sunflower seeds, shelled1/4 cup unsweetened fine coconut


  1. In a large saucepan, over low heat, melt butter. Add marshmallows, cook, stirring constantly until marshmallows are melted and mixture is smooth.  Remove from heat.
  2. Stir in oats, graham crumbs, flaxseed, raisins, sunflower seeds and coconut until thoroughly coated.
  3. Press into a greased 8 X 8 inch (20 X 20 cm) pan with greased fingers. Let cool. Cut into 8 rows lengthwise and 2 crosswise.

Yield:   16 bars.

Serving Size:  1 bar. Each serving contains 1/2 Tbsp (7 mL) flaxseed

Nutritional Analysis

Total Fat7 g
Cholesterol5 mg
Carbohydrates25 g
Fiber2 g
Protein3 g
Sodium75 mg
Potassium98 mg

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