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Cranberry Granola Bars

This healthy recipe comes from NDSU Extension Service.


  • ½ c. honey
  • 2 Tbsp. + 2 tsp. brown sugar, packed
  • 1 Tbsp. + 1 tsp. oil
  • 1½ c. oatmeal oats, quick (uncooked)
  • 1¼ c. toasted rice cereal
  • 1¼ c. dried cranberries


Preheat oven to 350 F. Combine honey, brown sugar and oil in a small saucepan. Heat over low heat until well mixed. Mix oats, rice cereal and cranberries. Add honey mixture and stir until thoroughly combined. Pat firmly into an 8-by-8-inch baking pan. Bake for 15 minutes; press firmly into the bottom of the pan once more. Bake five more minutes. Cool completely. Refrigerate at least one hour for easier cutting.

Makes 16 servings.

Per serving: 128 calories, 1 grams (g) fat, 27 g carbohydrate and 20 mg sodium.
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