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Sadsac’s No bake granola bars

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This recipe makes 16 bars.
2.5 cups old fashioned oats
1 cup pumpkin seeds
1 cup almonds chopped
1/2 cup coconut
1/4 cup butter
1/3 cup honey
1/4 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract a pinch of salt

On a baking tray put the oats, nuts and coconut spread it out evenly and place this in the oven to toast till slightly brown about 10 minutes.
Oven should be around 160 C.
Remove from oven and allow to cool about 10 minutes.
Once cooled place in a large bowl and add pumpkin seeds.
Now place a medium pot on the stove on medium heat.
Put the butter, sugar, honey and the vanilla extract in the pot and stir till all sugar has melted.
Bring the mixture to a simmer and add the salt.
Simmer for another minute and remove from stove.
Grease and line a baking tray.
Now add the sugar mixture to the oats and with a wooden spoon mix until extremely well combined.
Pour the mixture into the baking tray and using the back of the spoon press the mixture into the tray making sure it is smooth and even.
Place the tray into the fridge for at least 3 hours to set.
Once the bars are set remove from fridge and cut bars as big as you want.
Wrap each bar on plastic wrap and place in an airtight container in the fridge.

Prepared, tried and tested by:  Sadsac Sadsac

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