Multigrain Fruit Bars

Multigrain Fruit Bars
Yield: 24 bars Bake 350°F 20 mins

Ingredients

  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 2 cups crispy rice cereal
  • 1/3 cup wheat germ
  • 1/4 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1 cup chopped dried apricots
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 3/4 cup corn syrup
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

Make It

1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Spread rolled oats, crispy rice cereal, wheat germ and sunflower seeds in a greased 9 x 13-inch pan. Bake, stirring, until oats are toasted, about 20 minutes.

2. In a bowl combine chopped dried apricots, cranberries, and the oat mixture.

3. In a saucepan, combine corn syrup and sugar. Heat to a boil, remove from heat, and stir in vanilla and cinnamon. Pour syrup mixture over oat mixture and stir well. Coat your hands with cooking spray, then use them to spread mixture evenly in pan. Chill until firm. Cut into 24 bars.