Strawberry granola bars recipe

F​resh, local, delicious!

Doug Smith posted in Baking
1y ago
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Strawberry fields are full of fresh berries. I'm a big fan of strawberry shortcakes, strawberries with fresh cream, and strawberry jam. We decided to do something a little outside the box this time though. Strawberry granola bars are so easy and so delicious.

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Strawberry granola breakfast bars

fresh, local, delicious

Prep time1min
Cook time3min
Total time5min
MealB​reakfast

Ingredients

  • 2 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 sticks unsalted butter — melted
  • 4 cups small-diced strawberries
  • 2 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice (1 lemon)

Instructions

  1. Place a rack in the center of your oven and preheat to 375 degrees F. Line an 9x13-inch baking pan with parchment paper so that the paper overhangs two sides like handles.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine the oats, flour, brown sugar, ginger, and salt. Pour in the melted butter and stir until it forms clumps and the dry ingredients are evenly moistened.
  3. Press 1/2 cup of the crumble mixture into the pan Set aside the remaining mixture.
  4. Scatter half of the strawberries over the crust. Sprinkle the cornstarch evenly over the top, then sprinkle on the lemon juice. Scatter on the remaining berries.
  5. Sprinkle the reserved crumbs evenly over the top. You will have some fruit showing through.
  6. Bake the bars for 35 to 40 minutes at 375 F.

​Icing

  1. 1​/2 cup powdered sugar
  2. 1​/2 teaspoon vanilla
  3. 1​ tablespoon cream
  1. A​dd all ingredients to a small bowl and mix well.
  2. U​sing a piping bag, ice the bars.

Recipe Notes

Place the pan on a wire rack to cool completely before icing, then cut into bars.

Recipe by

D​oug the FoodGuy

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Comments (12)

  • These look beautiful 😍 really enjoy your videos!

      1 year ago
  • This is fantastic!

      1 year ago
  • Yesssss Doug Smith video content is the content we've all been waiting for 😍😍😍!

      1 year ago
  • I will try it 😋😋😋

      1 year ago
  • Sounds great.

      1 year ago
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