Chewy Oat Bran Bars

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Chewy Oat Bran Bars

Chewy Oat Bran Bars
Ingredients
1/3 cup sliced almonds
3/4 cup honey
1 tsp. almond extract
3 cups Cracklin’ Oat Bran Cereal
1/2 cup sliced almonds
1/3 cup roasted, salted pumpkin seed kernels
1/4 cup The Ginger People Crystallized Ginger Chips
1 (5-oz.) bag dried cherries
Directions

Prep: 10 minutes Cook: 5 minutes Stand: about 30 minutes Serves: 8

1. Line an 8-inch baking dish with parchment paper. Lightly butter and sprinkle with sliced almonds.
2. Bring honey and almond extract to a boil in a medium saucepan. Cook for 5 minutes or until mixture reaches 260°F (hard ball stage) on a candy thermometer.
3. Add Cracklin’ Oat Bran Cereal, sliced almonds, roasted, salted pumpkin seed kernels, The Ginger People Crystallized Ginger Chips and dried cherries, stirring until well mixed.
4. Transfer to prepared dish and let cool slightly. Press the surface firmly with a piece of buttered parchment; let stand until cool. Cut into 8 bars.  

Nutritional Information:
Nutrition per serving: 372 calories, 6 g protein, 11 g total fat (3 g sat.),
63 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 45 g sugar, 3 mg cholesterol, 72 mg sodium, 10 points

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