the best recipe ever from the A Spicy Perspective blog!
Use a food processor or blender to grind up the oats.
**I ended up using quick oats as is
In a large mixing bowl, combine the oats, sesame seeds, raisins, cranberries, cashews, pepitas, almonds, and shredded coconut. Set aside.
Add the brown sugar, coconut oil, honey, and brown rice syrup in a sauce pot and heat over the stop top on high. Once the coconut oil melts, remove from the heat and stir in the sea salt and vanilla.
Pour the syrup over the dry ingredients and mix well. Make sure to get every ingredient coated in the syrup.
Scoop the mixture out on a baking sheet lined with wax paper. Spread evenly.
Place a separate sheet of wax paper over the top of the bars and press down until the bars are flat and packed.
Refrigerate for 2-3 hours before slicing them into bars.
Cut into squares, wrap, and store in the refrigerator!
* I wrapped mine and put them in a container.