These nutty chocolate granola bars have high fiber content, meaning the oats will digest slowly, keeping you full. This also keeps blood sugar steady.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 300°F. Line a 13x9-inch baking pan with foil. Coat foil with cooking spray.

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  • In a small saucepan combine the next five ingredients (through honey). Heat and stir over medium heat just until peanut butter and brown sugar are melted. Remove from heat. Stir in vanilla and salt.

  • In a large bowl combine the the next five ingredients (through chia seeds). Stir to combine. Pour agave syrup mixture over oat mixture. Stir to combine.

  • Press oat mixture into the prepared baking pan. Sprinkle chocolate pieces over the top. Press chocolate pieces firmly into oat mixture. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until set (bars will get firm while cooling). Cool completely in pan on a wire rack.

*Tip

To toast oats, spread oats in a 15x10-inch baking pan. Bake at 350ºF 10 to 15 minutes or until toasted, stirring twice.

To Store

Layer bars between sheets of waxed paper in an airtight container; cover. Store at room temperature up to 3 days or freeze up to 3 months.

Nutrition Facts

137 calories; 5 g total fat; 2 g saturated fat; 1 g polyunsaturated fat; 1 g monounsaturated fat; 3 mg cholesterol; 135 mg sodium. 43 mg potassium; 20 g carbohydrates; 2 g fiber; 11 g sugar; 3 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 159 IU vitamin a; 2 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 1 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 28 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 12 mg calcium; 1 mg iron;

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