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Cranberry Orange Barley Bars

From TheIncredibleBulks.com

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Barley cooking time: 30 minutes
Servings: 12 bars
Calories: 243kcal
These healthy bars are bursting with fresh cran-orange flavor. Barley makes them a healthy and filling snack.

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup vegetable or canola oil
  • ¼ orange juice
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup oats old-fashioned, not quick
  • 1 cup cooked barley
  • 1 cup flour
  • zest from 1 orange

Yogurt Layer

  • 6 oz Greek Vanilla Yogurt
  • ½ cup dried cranberries
  • 2 tablespoon flour

Instructions

  • Cook the barley using preferred method.
  • Preheat the oven to 350° and grease an 8x8 baking pan.
  • In a large bowl, whisk the eggs, orange juice, oil and honey together. Stir in the salt, oats, cooked barley, 1 cup of flour, and orange zest.
  • In a separate small bowl, stir together the yogurt, 2 tablespoon of flour and Craisins.
  • Remove a heaping ⅓ cup of batter from the bowl and set it aside.
    Pour remaining batter into the prepared baking pan, smoothing it out evenly in the pan.
    Next, spoon the yogurt mixture on top of the batter in the pan. Smoothing it out as well.
    Finally, drop spoonfuls from the heaping ⅓ cup of batter onto the yogurt. Try your best to smooth and spread out the batter blobs on the top of the yogurt.
  • Bake for 30 mins, checking occasionally at the end to prevent burning.
  • Remove from oven and slice while bars are still warm. Eat and enjoy!
    Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Leftover bars can also be frozen.

Nutrition

Sodium: 211mg | Calcium: 30mg | Sugar: 7g | Fiber: 3.8g | Potassium: 150mg | Cholesterol: 28mg | Calories: 243kcal | Saturated Fat: 2.4g | Fat: 11g | Protein: 6.3g | Carbohydrates: 30.8g | Iron: 2mg