Kids can help! Serves 8
5 tablespoons butter
¼ cup brown sugar, packed
2 tablespoons honey
1 ½ cup rolled old fashioned oats
¼ cup dried mango, chopped
¼ cup raisins
¼ cup dried cranberries
¼ cup pepitas
¼ teaspoon salt
1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat a 8-inch square pan with cooking spray. Set aside
2. In a small saucepan over low heat, melt together butter, sugar, and honey. Remove from heat.
3 In a large bowl, mix together oats, mango, raisins, cranberries, pepitas, and salt.
4. Pour warm mixture into bowl, stir until well mixed.
5 Spoon mixture into baking pan, pressing down with a potato masher to even out the bars.
6. Bake in oven for 20 minutes or until golden brown. Remove, cool, and cut into bars.
NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION ( per serving ) CALORIES 243; FAT 11g; PROTEIN 5g; CARB 32g; FIBER 2g; CALCIUM 29mg; IRON 2mg; VITAMIN A (RE) 68mcg; VITAMIN C 0mg; FOLATE 4mcg
DID YOU KNOW?… Having your child help measure the different ingredients is an early introduction to math.
This recipe is can be found in the 4th cookbook, “Let’s Cook with Kids, Vamos a Cocinar con los Niños” created by Northeast Valley Health Corporation WIC Program. The digital version can be found online at: https://archive.cdph.ca.gov/programs/wicworks/Pages/WICNECookingwithChildren.aspx