Beef Jerky Granola Bars

Mix store-bought Beef Jerky with a blend of nuts, seeds, and fruit to create a granola bar that will stick to your ribs longer than the rest. Make these to last all week or before an activity with family or friends.

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  • 16 g


  • 16 ounces beef jerky, chopped
  • 4 cups quick oats
  • 1 can (14 ounces) fat-free sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup shelled sunflower seeds
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips
  • 1/3 cup honey


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.  Coat 9 x 13-inch baking pan with cooking spray.

  2. Combine all ingredients in large bowl; mix thoroughly. Pat into prepared baking pan. Bake in 350°F oven for 30 minutes. Refrigerate until cooled; slice into bars. Bars should be covered and stored in refrigerator.

    Cook's Tip: In place of almonds, cranberries, sunflower seeds and chocolate chips, you may substitute any of the following making sure the total amount is 2 cups: peanuts, cashews, walnuts, pistachios, pecans, pretzels, dried cherries, raisins, coconut flakes, pepitas, white chocolate chips, etc..

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6.5g SAT FAT

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3.2 mg IRON

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2.9 mg ZINC

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* Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
** Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000-calorie diet

Nutrition information per serving: 388 Calories; 154.8 Calories from fat; 17.2g Total Fat (6.5 g Saturated Fat; 0.1 g Trans Fat; 2.6 g Polyunsaturated Fat; 5.8 g Monounsaturated Fat;) 22 mg Cholesterol; 622 mg Sodium; 45 g Total Carbohydrate; 3.6 g Dietary Fiber; 16 g Protein; 3.2 mg Iron; 401 mg Potassium; 1 mg NE Niacin; 0.1 mg Vitamin B6; 0.4 mcg Vitamin B12; 2.9 mg Zinc; 10.1 mcg Selenium; 57.6 mg Choline.

This recipe is an excellent source of Protein, and Zinc; and a good source of Dietary Fiber, Iron, Vitamin B12, Selenium, and Choline.

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