Baked Oatmeal Snack Bars:
While delicious, the only sweetness in these homemade snack bars comes from the dried fruit. Add a small amount of honey or brown sugar if you like!
1.5 cups rolled oats
1/2 cup chopped almonds (or any nut you like)
1/2 cup dried fruit (any you like cranberries, raisins, figs, etc.)
1/4 cup seeds (any you like sunflower, pumpkin, flax, sesame)
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp kosher salt
1.25 cups skim milk
1 tsp vanilla
1. Preheat oven to 350*
2. Mix all dry ingredients.
3. Mix all wet ingredients.
4. Pour wet ingredients into dry ingredients. Stir to combine.
5. Pour into a 8" X 8" baking dish sprayed with cooking spray
6. Bake for 40 minutes.
7. Cut into 8-10 squares.
This recipe makes 9 servings . Each bar is appx. 170 calories, 3 grams fiber and 5 grams of protein.
You can wrap each bar in plastic wrap and place them in ziplock bags in your freezer. When ready to eat, just grab and go, or pop them in the microwave for instant enjoyment!