• Feb.8...Yum-Molasses Bar Day!

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    Over a year ago

    It turns out sticky sweet molasses can actually be good for you!
    Look for the blackstrap variety. :)
    And today a chunky little molasses bar is the perfect get-up-and-go treat!

    Ginger Molasses Granola Bars
    From Sam of What will I cook today?
    Adapted from Good Life Eats, which also has directions on tried-and-true oat/nut/binder/sweetener proportions to make any kind of granola bar you wish!
    Ingredients:
    1/3 cup molasses
    1/4 cup maple syrup
    1 cup Medjool dates, pitted
    1 teaspoon cinnamon
    1-2 teaspoons ground ginger
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
    3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
    2 1/2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
    2/3 cup chopped pecans
    1/3 cup unsalted sunflower seeds
    1/2 cup dried cherries
    1/2 cup dried cranberries

    Now chunkify!…Ginger Molasses Granola Bars
    According to the Rules of the Interwebs, you shouldn’t post someone else’s entire recipe, only part of it with a link to the rest, unless you’ve changed the recipe up bigtime.

    Mass molassesness…
    Apple Molasses Breakfast Bars (Gluten-Free) from Laura at the cook to love project
    Chewy Molasses Bars (Gluten-Free) from Stephanie at Hope For Healing
    Molasses Oatmeal Cookie Bars by Vegan Wolf via To Live and Eat in L.A.
    No-bake Molasses-Ginger Pecan Granola Bars from Corinne at RI Nutrition Housecalls
    Healthy Hermit Bars from WhiskingWings at Food.com

    I’m not a fan of dried cherries or cranberries and since you can add or sub what you want, I’d sub in dried blueberries and chopped dried figs…maybe add chia seeds too!
    What would you do?

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