Pumpkin Chia Granola Bars
 
Ingredients
  • 2 1/ 2 cups rolled oats
  • ¼ cup chia seeds
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp ground ginger
  • ¼ tsp cloves
  • ¼ tsp nutmeg
  • ¼ tsp baking soda
  • ½ cup pureed pumpkin - fresh or canned. I used canned.
  • ¼ cup unsweetened applesauce
  • ¼ cup pure maple syrup
  • ½ tsp pure vanilla extract
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Place parchment paper on the bottom of an 8 x 8 pan with extra paper sticking out the side. Set aside.
  3. Combine all dry ingredients (oats through baking soda) in a large bowl. Mix well.
  4. Combine remaining wet ingredients in a separate bowl.
  5. Add wet ingredients to dry. Stir till combined.
  6. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  7. Smooth and flatten till all corners are filled.
  8. Place in oven and bake for 20-25 minutes.
  9. Remove from oven and cool completely before cutting into bars.
Recipe by Happy Fit Mama at http://www.happyfitmama.com/pumpkin-chia-granola-bars/