Dark Chocolate Espresso Granola Bars

Apr 28, 2014

Clean Granola Bar recipe, dark chocolate espresso granola bars
1 cup rolled oats
1/2 cup whole-grain flour
2 scoops vanilla protein powder
1 tbsp raw honey
2 oz dark chocolate covered espresso beans (70% or higher cocoa content)
1/2 cup canola oil
1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
1/4 tsp sea salt
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp vanilla or almond extract

Preheat oven to 325 degrees.  Place all ingredients in a large mixing bowl.  Mix with a wooden spoon to combine.  Spread mixture evenly in a 9x9 baking dish.  Bake for 25 minutes or until golden around the edges.  Let cool and slice into 8 bars.  Serve or refrigerate for later.

Nutrients per serving:
Calories:  240, Total fats:  13g, Saturated fat:  2g, Trans Fat: 0g, Cholesterol:  10mg, Sodium:  110 mg, total carbs:  26g, Dietary fiber:  2g, Sugars:  7g, Protein: 8g, Iron 2mg.