Chewy Chocolate, Coconut, Banana Nut Granola Bars

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 24
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 87.1
  • Total Fat: 4.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 0.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 10.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.6 g
  • Protein: 2.1 g

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Number of Servings: 24

Ingredients

    3/4 cup coconut milk
    2 Tbsp maple syrup, honey or agave nectar

    tsp vanilla
    pinch salt

    large ripe banana
    2-4 Tbsp ground flax seed
    2 1/3 cups old fashioned or quick oats
    1/2 cup toasted chopped nuts (almonds are great!)
    1/4 -1/2 cup mini chocolate chips

Directions

-Heat coconut milk and syrup over medium heat until just to a boil, stirring. Stir frequently for another 15 minutes or until the milk has reduced by half. Add vanilla and a pinch of salt. Let this cool to room temp until you don't mind the chips melting.
-Mash banana and then add the rest of the ingredients, stirring in the coconut milk mixture last.
-Press into a prepared pan (8 by 8 with greased parchment paper lining it).
-Put parchment paper on top too and press flat.
-Freeze for 30 to 60 minutes or until able to slice into bars.


Serving Size: Makes 25 mini bars (1" by 2")

Number of Servings: 24

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KAYE94.

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