Make Your Own Oatmeal Cookie Fruit and Nut Bars

These Simple Fruit and Nut Bars are a delicious and healthy snack for all ages! Perfect lunch or after school snack for kids or a post-gym protein-filled snack for adults!

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Oatmeal Cookie Fruit and Nut Bars

Let’s get healthy together!! This is so fun! Have you ever wanted to make your own Oatmeal Cookie Fruit and Nut Bars? Well, here’s a super easy recipe for you to try out. Honestly, I didn’t think it would be this simple – but am so excited to see that it’s actually possible to make these on my own.

You can really put whatever you want in your fruit and nut bars – but here’s what we started with for our recipe:

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Ingredients

  • ½ Cup Golden Raisins
  • ½ Cup Dried Cranberries
  • 1 Pkg. (16 oz.) Oatmeal Raisin Cookie dough (your favorite brand)
  • 1 ½ Cups Oats
  • ½ Cup Pecans, roughly chopped
  • ½ Cup Coconut, shredded
  • ½ Cup Mini Semisweet Chocolate Chips

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How To Make Oatmeal Cookie Fruit and Nut Bars

Preheat oven to 350˚ In a small bowl soak the Raisins and Cranberries in 2 cups warm water for 5 minutes, drain.

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In another bowl break the Oatmeal cookies apart and add the Oats, Raisins, Cranberries, Pecans, Coconut and Chocolate chips. Mix to combine.

Place the mixture into an 8×8 inch pan lined with lightly greased parchment paper with a little excess paper hanging over the edges to use as handles to remove from the pan for cutting. ** Optional, place whole pecans or additional chopped pecans on top.

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Bake at 350˚ until deep golden brown, 30-35 minutes. Let cool before cutting into bars. Store in airtight container unrefrigerated up to one week. Refrigerated up to two weeks.

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Make Your Own Oatmeal Cookie Fruit and Nut Bars

Ingredients

  • ½ Cup Golden Raisins
  • ½ Cup Dried Cranberries
  • 1 Pkg. (16 oz.) Oatmeal Raisin Cookie dough (your favorite brand)
  • 1 ½ Cups Oats
  • ½ Cup Pecans, roughly chopped
  • ½ Cup Coconut, shredded
  • ½ Cup Mini Semisweet Chocolate Chips

Instructions


    Preheat oven to 350˚ In a small bowl soak the Raisins and Cranberries in 2 cups warm water for 5 minutes, drain.

    In another bowl break the Oatmeal cookies apart and add the Oats, Raisins, Cranberries, Pecans, Coconut and Chocolate chips. Mix to combine.

    Place the mixture into an 8x8 inch pan lined with lightly greased parchment paper with a little excess paper hanging over the edges to use as handles to remove from the pan for cutting.

    ** Optional, place whole pecans or additional chopped pecans on top.

    Bake at 350˚ until deep golden brown, 30-35 minutes. Let cool before cutting into bars. Store in airtight container unrefrigerated up to one week. Refrigerated up to two weeks.

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