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Granola Snack Bars

From "Flax Family Favorites Recipes", Flax Council of Canada

The ultimate in snacking treats.

Makes 24 bars

1/4 cup (50 mL) butter or margarine
1 cup (250 mL) rolled oats
1 cup (250mL) crushed graham crackers
1/2 cup (125 mL)raisins, chopped*
1/4 cup (50 mL) raw sunflower seeds, shelled
1/2 cup (125 mL) flax seed
1/4 cup (50 mL) unsweetened fine coconut
*Other dried fruit, such as apricots, can be used.
4 cups (1 L) miniature marshmallows
  1. In a large saucepan, over low heat, melt butter.
  2. Add marshmallows, cook, stirring constantly until marshmallows are melted and mixture smooth, then remove from heat.
  3. Stir in oats, graham crumbs, flax seed, raisins, sunflower seeds and coconut until thoroughly coated.
  4. Press into a greased 9 x 13 inch (22 x 34 cm) pan with greased fingers. For a thicker bar, press into a 9 x 9 inch (22 x 22 cm) pan.
  5. Let cool, then cut into 6 rows lengthwise and 4 crosswise.