Strawberry Granola Bars

Strawberry Granola Bars
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These bars make a delicious snack, breakfast or dessert (especially when topped with a scoop of ice cream). They're sweet and sour with a nice nutty texture from the granola.This recipe was originally published in the Orlando Sentinel.
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Strawberry Granola Bars recipe - The Daily Meal
Total time: 50 minutes
  • 1 1/2 cups old fashioned rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup baking flour
  • 1/3 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 stick unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 2 cup strawberries, diced
  1. Preheat oven to 375 F. Line an 8-by-8-inch baking pan with parchment paper.
  2. In a bowl, combine 1 1/2 cups oats, 1/2 cup baking flour, 1/3 cup light brown sugar, 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger and 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt. Pour in 1 stick of melted, unsalted butter and mix together.
  3. Set aside half of the granola mixture, then press the rest into an even layer in the bottom of the prepared pan.
  4. Place 2 cups diced strawberries on the granola in the pan. Sprinkle 1 teaspoon cornstarch onto the berries.
  5. Sprinkle the reserved granola mixture evenly over the top. Bake the bars for 40 minutes.
  6. Refrigerate until cool. Chop them into bars and serve.