Want a whole grain snack? Wake up your taste buds with these Cranberry Orange Breakfast bars. The cranberries, packed with antioxidants, are bursting with flavor and tartness. These whole grain breakfast bars are heart healthy and are perfect for a breakfast on-the-go or enjoyed at home! Whip up a batch of these bars and store in the refrigerator or individually wrap each bar and freeze to enjoy at a later date.
Ingredient List
For the Bars:
  • 1 cup low-fat milk
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 ½ tablespoons orange zest (zest of one medium size orange)
  • 1 1/2 cups quick oats, uncooked
  • 1 cup white whole wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 ½ cups fresh cranberries
Instructions
For the Bars
  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Prepare an 8×8-inch baking pan with nonstick spray.

  • In a large bowl, whisk together milk, applesauce, honey, canola oil, egg, vanilla and orange zest.

  • Add oats, flour, cinnamon, baking powder, and salt; stir to combine.

  • Fold in cranberries and pour batter into prepared baking pan.

  • Bake 30-35 minutes or until the edges are golden brown and the center tests done with a toothpick.

  • Cool before slicing into bars; store in the refrigerator, or individually wrap bars in plastic wrap and freeze.

  • Want a whole grain snack? Wake up your taste buds with these Cranberry Orange Breakfast bars. The cranberries, packed with antioxidants, are bursting with flavor and tartness. These whole grain breakfast bars are heart healthy and are perfect for a breakfast on-the-go or enjoyed at home! Whip up a batch of these bars and store in the refrigerator or individually wrap each bar and freeze to enjoy at a later date.

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