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Yields:
12 servings
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Meal Types:
Snacks
Breakfast
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Homemade Banana & Oats Granola Bar

Granola bar with almonds and raisins sweetened just with banana.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Whisk egg whites, combine with overripe mashed banana and cinnamon.
  2. Fold in oats, raisins and almonds.
  3. Pour into a 9" square baking dish. You can line with parchment paper for easy clean up by cutting 2 pieces of parchment paper longer and slightly narrower than your dish and putting one sheet vertically, then placing the other sheet horizontally on top so that all 4 sides are covered.
  4. Level the mixture by pressing on it with a spoon. Bake at 350 °F (175 °C) for 40 minutes. Let cool at least 15 minutes before slicing.
  5. You can use any combination of dried fruit and nuts. I sometimes add organic chocolate pieces (sweetened with cane juice only) and dried strawberries to make a strawberry banana chocolate granola bar.
  6. Note: I also use this in place of bread as I have a gluten allergy. It tastes great warm or cold with peanut butter and honey on top!
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Haven't tried it, but I can tell this will be a regular, especially at 1 point.
05 Sep 08 by member: SharonEsq
This was okay. I used craisins instead of raisins. I would definitely suggest using the parchment paper! I did not because I only had a round pan, and it was cemented fast to the pan. My husband liked it though.
Turned out soft, having the consistancy and taste of Mana bread (which I love). I would suggest to heavily grease the pan -unless you are looking for the added fibre of parchment paper, which was impossible to peel off.
11 Nov 09 by member: wamhas
My husband really liked it. Very easy to make and turned out just as I expected. Def use the parchment - it is the only way to go.
10 Jan 10 by member: LDates
Mmmm. A great naturally sweet snack. Eat them warm; so yum.
16 Jan 11 by member: TashR
2 WW points under the new Points Plus System.
16 May 11 by member: KristenMichelle
You can substitute apple sauce or stewed pears if you don't have any old bananas.
09 Sep 12 by member: TQ8
Really easy to make and delicious. Parchment paper worked OK for me, and it does shrink away from a non-stick pan. The tip in the recipe to wait 15 minutes before slicing also applies to removing from the paper.
14 Jan 13 by member: plasticgreen

     
 

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Nutrition summary:

There are 88 calories in 1 serving of Homemade Banana & Oats Granola Bar.
Calorie break-down: 19% fat, 66% carbs, 15% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
 
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 18
Calories 88
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 1.95g 3%
  Saturated Fat 0.252g 1%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 0.577g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 0.907g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 10mg 0%
Potassium 158mg  
Total Carbohydrate 15.28g 5%
  Dietary Fiber 2.2g 9%
  Sugars 3.97g  
Protein 3.48g  
 
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 2% Iron 5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18
4%
of RDI*
(88 calories)
4% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (66%)
 
Fat (19%)
 
Protein (15%)
Carbohydrates, 15.28g (66%) Fat, 1.95g (19%) Protein, 3.48g (15%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories