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Canadian Granola Bars

homemade granola bars made from oats, wheat bran, dried cranberries and dipped into a homemade yogurt.

These Canadian Granola Bars are an easy and tasty snack for July 1! Add dried cranberries and a vanilla yogurt dip to really make this snack festive for the holiday!

Yield: 10 granola bars

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 30 minutes


• ½ cup large flake rolled oats
• 1 ¼ cup quick cooking oats
• ¼ cup wheat bran
• 1 tsp cinnamon
• ½ cup soy butter
• ¼ cup liquid honey
• ¼ cup canola oil
• 1 tsp vanilla
• 1 egg slightly beaten
• ½ cup dried cranberries

Yogurt Dip:

• 1 cup vanilla yogurt
• 2 teaspoons butter
• ½ cup icing sugar

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  1. Prepare the pan: grease a 9” x 9” square baking pan OR line a 9” x 9” square baking pan with parchment paper and set aside.
  2. Preheat the oven to 350o F.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the soy butter/peanut butter, honey, oil, vanilla and egg. Stir until well blended.
  4. To the soy butter mixture add the large flake rolled oats, quick-cooking oats, wheat bran and cinnamon. Stir until well combined. Stir in the dried blueberries and chopped pecans.
  5. Press into the prepared pan and bake at 350o  F for 20 minutes.
  6. Allow squares to cool in the pan on a cooling rack. Once cooled, cut into squares or bars
  7. While cooling, make the yogurt dip by melting the butter on stovetop. Add to a mixing bowl.
  8. Add yogurt and sugar to melted butter- stir well until at a thick consistency.
  9. Dip cooled underside of granola bars into yogurt mixture.
  10. Place yogurt coated granola bars into the refrigerator for up to 1 hour.
  11. Enjoy your Canadian Granola Bars with the family!

#TrainWithGrainsTip: Store leftover oat bars in the refrigerator.