Soft-Baked Cinnamon Granola Squares
Makes about 12-16 kid-size servings
Adapted from Better Homes and Gardens
• 1 1/2 cups rolled oats
• 1/2 cup shredded unsweetened coconut
• 1/4 cup honey*
• 1/4 cup of almond flour
• 3 tablespoons of nut butter
• 2 tablespoons water
• 1 teaspoon vanilla
• 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
• 1/8 teaspoon baking powder
• 2 tablespoons chia seeds or flax meal
1 Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a Silpat.
2 Place all ingredients into the bowl of a food processor and blend well. Pour out onto the center of the prepared baking sheet and use your hands to press thin, about 1/4-inch thick. Bake for 15-20 minutes, remove from oven and let cool completely on the pan. Break into pieces and store in an airtight container for up to 1 month either at room temperature or in the fridge.
*For kids under one, you can substitute brown rice syrup.
Note: For softer bars bake for 15 mins, for crunchy bars bake closer to 20 minutes