Loaded with nutrition from whole grains, flax, and dried fruit, the good-for-you granola bars in this recipe bake up to a chewy perfection in your oven.


  • 4 cup
    old fashioned oatmeal
  • 1 cup
    whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup
    dried cranberries
  • 1 cup
    chopped dates
  • 1/2 cup
    firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup
    sliced almonds
  • 1/4 cup
    whole flax seeds*
  • 1 tsp.
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp.
  • 1/2 cup
  • 1/3 cup
    canola or vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup (2 oz.)
    AllWhites® egg whites**


  • Heat oven to 325°F. Grease or spray 15x10x1-inch or 16x12x1-inch baking pan. In large bowl, stir together oatmeal, whole wheat flour, cranberries, dates, brown sugar, almonds, flax seeds, baking soda and salt. Stir in honey, canola oil and AllWhites until dry mixture is completely moist and coated.

  • Firmly press mixture into prepared baking pan using a rubber spatula or palm of your hand. (Mixture will be sticky; use a light dusting of flour on your hand if needed). Bake 14 to 16 minutes or until bars are a light golden brown. Cool completely.

  • Cut into 36 (6 crosswise x 6 lengthwise). For on-the-go bars, wrap individual bar tightly with plastic wrap. Store bars in an airtight container.

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