2 tablespoons instant coffee powder 1/2 cup melted butter or margarine 3 cups rolled oats (quick or old fashioned) 1 cup raisins 1/2 cup wheat germ 1/2 cup coconut flakes 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed 1/3 cup honey 1 egg, beaten 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 325 degrees F; grease a 13- x 9- x 2-inch baking pan. Stir the instant coffee into the melted butter.
Combine the oats, raisins, wheat germ, coconut, brown sugar, honey, egg and vanilla extract in a large bowl. Add the butter mixture and mix well.
Press firmly into the prepared pan. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes. Cut into bars while still warm. Cool; remove from the pan.
137 calories, 5 grams fat, 21 grams carbohydrates, 3 grams proteinper serving. This recipe is low in sodium.
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Actually it is very tasty if you like extra sweet granola, the coffee is a nice touch. Baking in the oven it smells great. But. Firstly, it did not stay together enough to even get a any bars. Way to much sugar and honey, and with the coconut and raisins even sweeter. I baked it the full 35 minutes and let it cool 5 minutes, cut the squares, and let it cool completely; only the edges in the corners were solid, but when I got it out of the pan the top separated from the bottom. I tried taking from the middle but the bar fell apart. I ended up crumbling it up and using for granola cereal, with fresh almond milk, it is a nice change, and it is wonderful with yogurt. I was disappointed; sorry for the negative feedback, I would not make this again.