Low-Fat Pistachio Granola Bars
Servings Prep Time
16bars 15minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
16bars 15minutes
Cook Time
  • 1 large egg whitelightly beaten
  • 2tablespoons dark honey
  • 1tablespoon canola oil
  • 1teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 orangezested
  • 2tablespoons orange juice
  • 1/2teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/3cup pitted dateschopped
  • 1/4cup pistachioschopped
  • 2cups low-fat granola
  • 2tablespoons sunflower seeds
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat a 9-inch square baking pan with cooking spray.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk the egg white, honey, oil, vanilla, zest and juice of orange and cinnamon until blended.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine the granola, dates and walnuts. Stir in the wet mixture until well coated. Press firmly and evenly into the prepared pan with a spatula. Sprinkle the sunflower seeds on top, pressing to lightly embed the seeds.
  4. Bake until lightly browned at the edges, 20 – 25 minutes. Cool completely in the pan on a wire rack. When completely cool, turn onto a cutting board and cut into 16 bars.
  5. Store at room temperature in an airtight container for up to one week.
Recipe Notes

These chewy granola bars are low-fat and delicious. Perfect for lunch boxes or coffee breaks. Don’t be afraid to throw in a few other nuts and seeds. I’ve added a few pumpkin seeds shown in this batch here.

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