Chewy Walnut Trail Bars

Chewy Walnut Trail Bars

Skill Level

Easy

Total Time

Yield

Serves

24

Baked ahead of time, these nutrition-packed walnut trail bars are the perfect snack for long trips, hikes or even work commutes.

  • 3 cups old fashioned rolled oats
  • 1/3 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup all purpose unbleached flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1-1/2 cups coarsely chopped California Walnuts
  • 1/2 cup dried cherries or cranberries
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds
  • 1/2 cup shredded coconut
  • 1/4 cup sesame seeds
  • 1/2 cup dried apricots
  • 1/2 cup butter, cut into small pieces
  • 1/2 cup honey
  1. Pre-heat oven to 325°F. In bowl, whisk together oats, brown sugar, flour, baking soda and cinnamon. Stir in walnuts, cherries, chocolate chips, pumpkin seeds, coconut and sesame seeds; set aside.
  2. In food processor, process apricots until broken up, about 1 minute. Add butter, process until a paste forms, about 1 minute. With motor running, pour in honey until well blended. Fold into oat mixture until well combined. Pat evenly into a parchment-lined 9 x 13-inch baking pan.
  3. Bake in the center of oven until golden, about 30 minutes. Transfer to rack to cool completely.
  4. Cut into bars (2x12 rows or 8x3 rows)

Calories
250

Total Fat
14

Saturated Fat
5

Polyunsaturated Fat

Trans Fat
0

Cholesterol
10

Sodium
85

Carbohydrates
26

Dietary Fiber
3

Protein
6