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Rise n' Shine Granola Bars Recipe

These rise n' shine granola bars are perfect for busy mornings or a healthy afterschool snack. Packed with protein and wholesome ingredients such as almonds, pistachios, and pumpkin seeds, these bars will keep you alert and full of energy.

Servings: 12

Active time: 20 minutes

Total time:

Ingredients

  • 2 c old-fashioned oats, gluten-free
  • 1/2 c pistachios, raw
  • 1/2 c chopped almonds, raw
  • 1/4 c pumpkin seeds, raw
  • 1/2 c Medjool dates, pitted
  • 1/2 c dried cranberries
  • 1/4 c chocolate chips
  • 1/3 c honey
  • 2 Davidson's Safest Choice® pasteurized egg white(s)
  • 1 Tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp allspice
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 375ºF.
  2. Evenly spread oats, pistachios, almonds, and pumpkin seeds on parchment lined baking sheet; bake for 10 minutes or until lightly roasted.
  3. Add dates to food processor and pulse until they form a paste. 
  4. Cool roasted ingredients, about 5 minutes. 
  5. Add all ingredients to large bowl and mix until well combined. 
  6. Reduce oven temperature to 325º F.
  7. Pour mixture into 8x8 inch parchment lined pan; spread out evenly.
  8. Bake for 20 minutes or until golden.
  9. Allow granola to cool completely, about 1 hour. Cut into 12 equally sized bars or refrigerate overnight.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size (1/12 of recipe)
Total Servings 12

Amount Per Serving:

Nutrition Category Amount
Calories 220
Calories from Fat 90
Total Fat 10g (15% DV)
Saturated Fat 2.5g (13% DV)
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg (0% DV)
Sodium 110mg (5% DV)
Total
Carbohydrate
31g (10% DV)
Dietary Fiber 4g (16% DV)
Sugars 19g
Protein 6g
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 2%
Iron 8%

Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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Davidson's Safest Choice® pasteurized eggs taste great and are safe for all your favorite egg dishes! Davidson's gentle water bath pasteurization reduces the risk of Salmonella in eggs without changing the nutrition or flavor. In fact, Davidson's pasteurized eggs have earned the Seal of Approval for exceptional flavor and culinary performance from the American Culinary Federation (ACF).

The Raw Egg Risk

Davidson's eggs aren't just good for sunny-side up or poached eggs. Consider all the recipes that feature raw eggs, like eggnog, Caesar salad dressing, raw cookie dough, custard and more. Take homemade ice cream, for example. Over a four-year period, more than 500 illnesses in the US were traced to Salmonella bacteria in homemade ice cream, according to the CDC. The ingredient at fault? Raw or undercooked eggs.