Granola Bars

Granola Bars

Cream together:

  1. 1 cup each of white sugar and brown sugar
  2. 2 eggs
  3. 1 cup of shortening (butter, oil, crisco)  I prefer 1/2 cup each butter and olive oil
  4. 1 tsp vanilla or other flavoring
  5. 2 Tbsp molasses


dd to creamed ingredients and mix well:

  1. 2 cups whole wheat flour
  2. 3 cups rolled oats
  3. 1 tsp baking soda
  4. 1 -2 tsp spices such as cinnamon, ginger, allspice

Add extras, depending on your taste or availability about 1-1/2 cups total:

    • ried fruit:  raisins, cranberries, pineapple
    • Chopped nuts: almonds, pecans...
    • Sweet goodies: chocolate chips, M&M's


    ress mixture into lightly greased baking pan so that it is 3/4" thick.  Bake at 330 degrees for 15 minutes in an 8x8 pan or 25 minutes for a 9x12 pan.  Watch and take out when lightly browned.  Cut after cooling.