CHAI GRANOLA BARS

Ingredients

Old fashioned or rolled oats2 cups
Sliced almonds1 cup
Shredded coconut1 cup
Pepitas¼ cup
Chia seeds¼ cup
Ground flax seed¼ cup
Unsalted butter 4 tablespoons
Honey1/3 cup
Maple syrup1/3 cup
Light brown sugar, lightly packed1/3 cup
Salt¼ teaspoon
Golden raisins½ cup
Dried apples½ cup
dried cranberries½ cup
Oregon Chai® Powdered Vanilla Chai Tea Latte Mix2 packets

Directions

Preheat oven to 350° F. Grease and line an 8”x12” baking dish, set aside.
Toss oats, almonds and coconut together on a sheet tray and bake for 10 minutes stirring occasionally, until lightly browned.
Cool and add mixture to a large mixing bowl, add the pepitas, chia seed and ground flax seed, golden raisins, dried apples and dried cranberries and mix well. Set aside.
Reduce the oven temperature to 300° F. Place butter, honey, maple syrup, brown sugar and salt in a saucepan and bring to a boil over medium heat.
Cook for 2 minutes, remove from heat and stir in the Powdered Vanilla Chai Tea Latte Mix.  Pour butter and sugar mixture over the oats and mix until everything is evenly coated.
Pour granola mixture into the prepared dish and gently press mixture evenly into the pan.
Bake for 25-30 minutes or until the edges are golden brown. Cool before cutting into rectangles (makes approximately 16 bars). Serve at room temperature.

Chai Granola Bars