Recipes and Cooking Chewy Tropical Granola Bars 5.0 (2) 1 Review These no-sugar-added granola bars get their subtle sweetness from apricots. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on January 12, 2017 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Andy Lyons Prep Time: 15 mins Bake Time: 20 mins Cool Time: 15 mins Total Time: 50 mins Servings: 12 Yield: 12 granola bars Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 banana ½ cup almond butter ¼ teaspoon salt 2 cup quick-cooking rolled oats ½ cup salted, roasted macadamia nuts, chopped ¼ cup unsweetened large coconut flakes, toasted ¼ cup snipped dried apricots 1 tablespoon chia seeds Directions Preheat oven to 350°F. Line bottom of a 9-inch square baking pan with parchment paper. In a large bowl mash banana with a fork; stir in almond butter and salt. Stir in remaining ingredients. Press firmly onto bottom of prepared pan. Bake 20 minutes or until light brown. Cool on a wire rack 15 minutes. Remove from pan. Cut into bars. To Store Store in an airtight container in refrigerator up to 2 days or freeze up to 3 months. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 184 Calories 12g Fat 17g Carbs 5g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 12 Calories 184 % Daily Value * Total Fat 12g 15% Saturated Fat 2g 10% Sodium 94mg 4% Total Carbohydrate 17g 6% Total Sugars 4g Protein 5g Vitamin C 0.9mg 5% Calcium 54mg 4% Iron 1.3mg 7% Potassium 215mg 5% Folate, total 12.7mcg Vitamin B-6 0.1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.