Ms. Holly's Famous Granola Bars

Ms. Holly's Famous Granola Bars

Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Line 9" x 13" pan with parchment paper.

In a large bowl, mix the following ingredients:

1 or 2 mashed bananas, depending on size of banana

1/2 cup nut butter or sunflower butter

1/2 cup sugar or maple syrup

Dash or two of sea salt

1-3 Tbs of cinnamon

Add these ingredients:

1/2 cup shredded unsweetened coconut

1/2 cup raw sunflower seeds

1/2 cup pepitas (raw pumpkin seeds)

1/2 cup ground flaxmeal

1/2 cup dried fruit (dates, cherries, apricots, raisins...)

1/2 cup chocolate chips

2 Tbs of chia seeds

3 cups rolled oats (not quick)

Mix all ingredients together until fully incorporated and batter is thoroughly moistened. Spread evenly onto parchment paper, pressing batter firmly into pan for best results. Bake at 325 degrees for 25-30 minutes. Cut when cool and store in an airtight container.

Enjoy on a trail near you!