Chocolate Chip Granola Bars

by Catherine at Weelicious

4 cups old fashioned oats

1/4 cup whole wheat flour

1/2 cup shredded unsweetened coconut

1/3 cup brown sugar

1 cup chocolate chips*

1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

1/2 cup canola oil

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/2 cup honey

1. Preheat oven to 325 F.

2. Combine the first 6 ingredients in a bowl.

3. In a separate bowl, whisk together the remaining ingredients.

4. Pour the wet ingredients over the oat mixture and stir to combine.

5. Place granola mixture on a parchment lined baking sheet and shape into a rectangle, about 13x9x1 inch thick.

6. Bake for 40 minutes or until edges begin to turn golden brown and it is set.

7. Allow to cool completely then cut into 3-inch x 1-inch bars.**

*You can substitute raisins or other dried fruit for the chocolate chips.

**Individually wrapped, the bars will remain fresh for several weeks.