Fruit & Nut Bar
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1/2 cup chopped almonds
3/4 cup honey
2 3/4 cups rolled oats
1/2 cup dried cranberries
3/4 cup dried chopped apples
1/2 cup raisins
1/2 cup sliced dates, about 10 med
1 tsp cinnamon
Preheat oven to 325F. Lightly coat a 9-inch by 13-inch baking sheet with canola oil spray. Spread nuts on baking sheet and toast lightly for 5 minutes.
Warm honey in microwave or over low heat on stovetop to the consistency of a thin syrup.
Place nuts in the bowl of a food processor. Chop briefly. Add oats, cranberries, apples,raisins, dates and cinnamon. Turn on machine and mix briefly until all ingredients are chopped. While machine is running, drizzle in warm honey until mixture binds.
Lightly coat baking sheet (same one used for nuts) with canola oil spray. Press mixture into baking sheet. Lightly spray parchment paper with canola oil. Using a rolling pin, roll (over parchment) until mixture is even. Place in freezer for at least 30 minutes. Cut into 16 bars.