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Craisins® Dried Cranberries Breakfast Bars

Craisins® Dried Cranberries Breakfast Bars

Craisins® Dried Cranberries Breakfast Bars


  • Delicious recipe Prep time: 15 minutes
  • Delicious recipe Cook time: 30 minutes
  • Delicious recipe Servings: 8 bars
  • Delicious recipe Specialty: DF, V, K
Nutritional Information


8 bars

1/4 cup vegetable oil

2 tablespoons orange juice

2 teaspoons grated orange zest

1 large egg

1 cup quick-cooking oats

1 cup round toasted oat cereal

2/3 cup Ocean Spray® Craisins® Blueberry or Pomegranate Juice Infused Dried Cranberries

1/2 cup wheat germ

1/2 cup sunflower kernels

1/3 cup packed brown sugar

1/4 cup all-purpose flour

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon baking soda


Preheat oven to 325°F. Line 8-inch square baking pan with foil; spray foil with cooking spray.

Whisk together oil, orange juice, orange zest and egg in small bowl.

Combine remaining ingredients in large bowl; mix well. Pour in oil mixture; stir until all ingredients are moistened. Pour mixture evenly into prepared pan; press firmly. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until deep golden brown and set. Cool in pan for 15 minutes. Remove from pan by lifting foil; remove foil. Cut into bars while still warm. Serve warm or cool completely.

Makes 8 bars.

TIP: This mixture is a little sticky. To easily press into pan, spray bottom of metal measuring cup with cooking spray and press mixture with measuring cup.

Per serving: Calories 340, Calories from Fat 130, Total Fat 15g (23% DV), Saturated Fat 1.5g (8% DV), Trans Fat 0g, Cholesterol 25mg (8% DV), Sodium 160mg (7% DV), Carbohydrates 45g (15% DV), Dietary Fiber 5g (20% DV), Sugars 17g, Protein 11g, Vitamin A 4%, Vitamin C 6%, Calcium 6%, Iron 20%.


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Anonymous from Wichita, KS 05/29/2011 at 04:46 PM

I made these to eat before our newborn entered the world. I have been snacking on these the last two weeks (I doubled the recipe). Not only does it curb the sweet cravings, it is a healthy snack packed with goodness!

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Anonymous from Bozeman, MT 11/16/2010 at 08:49 PM

fast & easy,changable,great combo

Francis from East Bethany, NY 10/19/2010 at 12:01 PM

This recipe is easy to make, no mess, very tasteful, easy to make changes. My wife takes all my creations to work with her,all the guys and girls at the office loved them. This recipe is going into my rotation, and the Christmas cookie list.