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My hubby gets big pack of granola bars from Costco. I used to munch them often πŸ˜› Now that I have started to bake myself, wanted to give this a shot and this turned out YUM πŸ˜€ Guess what,Β this is aΒ vegan version luckily I nailed it πŸ™‚ When ever I try something vegan, it turns out to be big flop be it cup cake, muffin, cake..I had to throw all of them 😦 I hate to throw food 😦 My vegan trial have so far worked out with cookies and bars πŸ™‚ Yay!!! No further lets go to the recipe.

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Recipe Source: peanutbutterandpeppersΒ (made small changes)


For base :

Oats Flour : 3/4 cup (grind 3/4 cup rolled oats to flour)

Rolled Oats : 3/4 cup

Baking powder : 1 teaspoon

Cinnamon ground : 1 teaspoon

Salt : 1/2 teaspoon

Water : 1/4 cup

Honey : 1/4 cup

Vanilla Extract : 1 teaspoon

For Cherry Jam:

Fresh Cherry : 2 cups seeds removed

Dark Brown Sugar : 2 tablespoons

Corn Starch : 1 teaspoon

Water : 1 teaspoon

For Topping:

Oats Flour : 1/2 cup

Rolled Oats : 1/2 cup

Dark Brown Sugar : 2 tablespoon

Oil : 2 tablespoons

Salt : 1/4 teaspoon


To prepare cherry jam: place the pitted cherries in a pan, heat in medium. Add the dark brown sugar. Cherries wouldΒ oozeΒ out water content, heat it in medium continuously. Β Get the corn slurry ready by mixing corn starch and water together. Add this to the cherries, it would start getting thicker. Stir for 3 to 4 mins and stop. Cool down.

Preheat oven to 375 F and grease a baking sheet with oil.

To prepare base: Mix all the items for base in a bowl and place the batter in the greased baking sheet. Level it to form the base.

Now on top of it, add the cherry jam prepared. Level it to cover all over the base.

For topping : Mix all the ingredients mentioned in for topping. Drizzle it over the cherry jam, so it covers completely.

Bake it for 35 mins and then cool down for 20 mins.Β Then it can be sliced.
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Bringing this healthy bar to Fiesta Friday πŸ™‚ Happy FF dear friends πŸ™‚