Chewy Granola Balls

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Sep. 08, 2010

Loaded with whole grains, protein and fruit, these granola balls have just the right amount of sweetness and a crunchy, chewy texture that kids seem to love.

Ingredients

Oats 4 Cup (64 tbs) (old fashioned)
Whole wheat flour 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Coconut 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , shredded (unsweetened)
Brown sugar 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Chocolate chips 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Kosher salt 1/2 Teaspoon
Canola oil 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
Honey 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)

Directions

GETTING READY

1. Preheat oven to 325 F.

MAKING

2. In a bowl, combine oats, whole wheat flour, shredded coconut, brown sugar, chocolate chips and kosher salt.

3. In another bowl, combine canola oil, vanilla extract and honey.

4. Pour this mixture on oat, flour and coconut mixture and combine well.

5. On a baking sheet lined with parchment paper, place this mixture.

6. Pop it into the oven for 40 minutes.

SERVING

7. Cut it in desired shape and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 40 Minutes
Ready In: 40 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 844Calories from Fat 300

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 35 g53.8%

Saturated Fat 6 g30%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 237 mg9.88%

Total Carbohydrates 121 g40.3%

Dietary Fiber 11 g44%

Sugars 42 g

Protein 19 g38%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet