With their buttery cookie base and caramelized pecan pie-type filling, these bars aren’t anything lacking addictive. (In fact, searching for more excuses to enjoy them, we created the variations below.) Chopping some of the nuts and leaving others whole results in a pretty mosaic effect.

These bars are higher in fat than other snacks. However the nuts still make them a healthy treat. Plus, you’ll have a boost of energy to fight off that midday slump!

Recipe Is: Low Sodium

Ingredients

  • 3 cups raw, skin-on hazelnuts*, divided
  • 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon, divided
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup plus 3 tbsp. cold butter, cubed
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 7 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 3 tablespoons packed light brown sugar

Nutritional Information

  • Calories per serving 203
  • Caloriesfromfat per serving 65%
  • Protein per serving 2.8g
  • Fat per serving 15g
  • Saturated fat per serving 4.9g
  • Carbohydrate per serving 17g
  • Fiber per serving 1.5g
  • Sodium per serving 98mg
  • Cholesterol per serving 18mg
  • Calories per serving 203
  • Caloriesfromfat per serving 65%
  • Protein per serving 2.8g
  • Fat per serving 15g
  • Saturated fat per serving 4.9g
  • Carbohydrate per serving 17g
  • Fiber per serving 1.5g
  • Sodium per serving 98mg
  • Cholesterol per serving 18mg

How to Make It

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350