Make Your Own Snack Bars

Whether you're craving an energy bar, the granola variety or a protein rendition, there's a healthy recipe you can make at home.

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Protein Bars

This whole-wheat snack gets a power boost from protein powder and high-fiber oat bran. Chopped dried fruit such as raisins, cherries, blueberries and apricots adds a rich pop of color.

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Energy Bars

Kick-start your day with one of these invigorating breakfast bars. Ellie Krieger makes them by pulsing rolled oats, sunflower seeds and a variety of dried fruit in a food processor before adding eggs and maple syrup. Once baked, the hearty mixture turns into a crispy yet chewy energy bar.

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Fig-and-Walnut Energy Bars

A chunky, chewy texture makes these energy bars extra satisfying. Not only are they packed with fiber, but they're also fragrant and spicy, thanks to cinnamon and ground ginger.

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Oatmeal Peanut Butter Energy Bars

These bars made with oatmeal, brown rice cereal and dried fruit are the perfect combination of salty, sweet and crunchy, and make a healthy on-the-go snack. The all-natural peanut butter is extremely satisfying, but you can substitute any nut butter of your choosing (such as almond butter or hazelnut butter).

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Granola Bars

The rolled oats, sunflower seeds, sliced almonds and wheat germ in Alton Brown's heart-healthy granola bars will power you through your morning. The recipe calls for just a little bit of honey, unsalted butter and brown sugar to bind the ingredients together. When stored in an airtight container, these bars will keep for 2 to 3 weeks in the pantry.

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Apricot Sesame Energy Bars

The sweetness of dried apricots pairs perfectly with the richness of sesame and hemp seeds in this nut-free, no-bake bar that makes a great breakfast or snack.

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