A great lunchbox treat!

Makes 24 servings
Cooking time: n/a

Ingredients

  • 2 cups (500 mL) rolled oats
  • 1 cup (250 mL) whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) ground flaxseed
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) packed brown sugar
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup (250 mL) raisins, chocolate chips, or your favorite unsweetened dried fruit
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) sunflower seeds
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) honey
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) canola oil
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) applesauce
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350˚F (180˚C). Oil 9 x 13 inch (22 x 33 cm) baking pan.
  2. In large bowl, mix together oats, flour, flaxseed, brown sugar, cinnamon, raisins, sunflower seeds, and salt. Make a well in centre; set aside.
  3. In small bowl, combine honey, egg, canola oil, applesauce, and vanilla. Add liquid ingredients to well and mix. Pat mixture evenly into a prepared pan.
  4. Bake 20 to 25 minutes, until bars begin to turn golden at edges. Cool 5 minutes, then cut into bars while still warm. Do not allow bars to cool completely before cutting or they will be too hard to cut.

Notes

Yield: 24 pieces, Serving: 1 piece

Courtesy of www.canolainfo.org

Nutritional Information

Per Serving
Calories 150
Total Fat 6 g
Saturated Fat 0.5 g
Cholesterol 10 mg
Sodium 55 mg
Carbohydrates 22 g
Fiber 3 g
Protein 3 g

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