Homemade Nutri-Grain Bars

Prep Time 30 min Cook Time 13 min


    For the bars

    • 1 cup almonds
    • 1 cup rolled oats
    • 1 cup white whole wheat (to make these gluten free, sub GF all purpose or GF oat flour and add an extra egg)
    • 1 flax egg (I used a flax egg replacement)
    • 1 tsp vanilla extract
    • 1/4 cup applesauce
    • 1/4 cup maple syrup
    • 1/2 cup coconut oil
    • 2 T almond milk
    • salt to taste

    For the filling

    • Your favorite fruit spread or 12 medjool dates blended up into a caramel with a bit of water


    1. Preheat oven to 350.
    2. In a food processor, grind up the almonds and oats. Measure them before grinding. 
    3. Once they are ground into a slightly course consistency, add them to a bowl with the rest of the dry ingredients. 
    4. In another bowl, add the wet ingredients. 
    5. Add dry to wet and mix just until combined. 
    6. Gather the dough into a ball.  It will be a bit sticky. 
    7. Wrap it in plastic and place in the fridge for about 30-60 minutes to firm up. 
    8. Once firm, cut a piece of parchment paper the size of a baking sheet, and lay it on the counter.
    9. Cut the dough ball in half.  I used a bench scraper to cut mine. 
    10. Take one piece and roll it out onto the parchment, putting some plastic wrap between the rolling pin and dough. 
    11. Roll it until it is about 1/4-1/2 inch thick. 
    12. Spread jam onto the top. 
    13. Roll the second ball of dough the same way onto another piece of parchment. Place that onto the dough with the jam. I made sure all the sides were sealed up. Then slice into squares with a pizza cutter. Bake for about 13 minutes. These should last a week or two. You can freeze them as well.  Remember to save your parchment paper.  You can re-use the same piece over and over again.  Enjoy!


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