Healthy and Delicious Homemade Oatmeal Cereal Bars
These homemade cereal bars make a wonderful snack, breakfast or treat. They are perfect for both kids and grownups. Perfect to take to school, have as after school snack or when you are running late and just need to grab something and go. They also work perfectly as a quick after workout bar.
Homemade Oatmeal Cereal Bars
2 and 1/2 cups old-fashioned oats
1 cup chopped walnuts
1 cup chopped or slivered almonds
1/4 cup chopped dry roasted peanuts
1/4 cup unsalted sunflower seeds
1 cup raisins
1 cup honey
3 small green apples, peeled and chopped
1 cup water
1/2 lemon, juice only
Preheat oven to 350F. Line a 9 x 12 baking sheet with parchment paper.
In a large mixing bowl combine oatmeal, walnuts, almonds, peanuts, sunflower seeds and raisins. Mix together. Set aside. In a blender combine apples, water and lemon juice. Pulls or blend until combined. Pour the apple mixture over the dry ingredients and mix all together until well combined. Add in honey and blend again. Scoop your mixture into your parchment lined sheet. Press the mixture firmly and evenly into the pan.
Bake for 25 minutes. When done, cool in the pan until room temperature. Remove from the pan and cut into 40 squares/bars. One square/bar makes a serving.