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Pumpkin Trail Mix Granola Bars

Enjoy all the flavors of fall AND trail-mix in the form of chewy pumpkin granola bars. ---These healthy bars make an ideal grab-and-go breakfast and an excellent post-workout snack!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 1 dozen granola bars

Ingredients

  • 4 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 tablespoon wheat germ
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice*
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar
  • 3/4 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 325F. Line a 13x9 baking pan with parchment paper and lightly grease. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl combine oats, coconut, pumpkin seeds, pecans, raisins, chocolate, wheat germ, spice, salt, and sugar. In a medium bowl, whisk pumpkin, honey, eggs, oil, and vanilla until smooth.
  • Combine liquid ingredients with dry, stirring until mixture is moistened.
  • Pat mixture evenly into prepared pan. Bake granola bars at 325F 35-40 minutes or until golden-brown and firm. Using the parchment paper, carefully lift granola bars out of the pan and onto a cooling rack. Let cool completely before slicing into bars.

Notes

Store granola bars in an airtight container at room temperature up to 4 days. Granola bars may also be frozen up to 1 month