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Trail Mix Granola Bars

Looking for a quick, easy, high protein snack to fuel you through this busy holiday season? Give our Trail Mix Granola Bars a try! They’re naturally sweetened and full of good-for-you ingredients like oats, almonds, and dried cranberries. It’s hard to go wrong with 6 grams of protein per bar either! Stash a few in your bag, car, or desk for a healthy snack when you need it.

Servings: 12

Serving Size: 1 bar 

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

Nutrition Facts:  142 calories / 17g carbs / 6g protein / 6g fat

Trail Mix Granola Bars

Ingredients:

  • 1 ½ cups quick cooking oats

  • 4 scoops unflavored collagen peptides

  • ¼ cup raw slivered almonds

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon

  • 3 tablespoons honey

  • 3 tablespoons melted coconut oil

  • 2 tablespoons egg whites

  • ¼ cup dried cranberries

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees. Prepare a 8x8-inch baking dish by lining with parchment paper or foil and spraying lightly with nonstick cooking spray.

  2. Mix the first 5 ingredients (through cinnamon) together in a medium bowl. Add the honey, coconut oil, and egg whites and mix well with a fork or spatula. Stir in the cranberries.

  3. Pour the oat mixture into the prepared baking dish and press down firmly to create a packed, even layer. We find that using a silicone spatula or spoon is easiest!

  4. Bake for 13-14 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from the oven and let the pan cool completely on a cooling rack.

  5. When the bars are room temperature, remove the bars from the pan by using the parchment paper or foil overhand. Place on a cutting board and slice into 12 squares.

  6. The bars keep well for up to 5 days at room temperature, up to a week in the refrigerator, or up to 3 months in the freezer.

Notes:

  1. We used “Vital” brand unflavored collagen peptides but all brands of unflavored collagen peptides should have identical macros.


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