Blueberry & Pomegranate Power Bars

Blueberry & Pomegranate Power Bars

Whoever thought of turning popcorn into a power bar gets a genius grant from us.

OK, we really don't have any grants to give out, but they do get our undying admiration.

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Blueberry & Pomegranate Power Bars

8 cups popped popcorn

1½ cups old-fashioned rolled oats

1 cup dried blueberries

½ cup pomegranate seeds

½ cup whole natural almonds, toasted and coarsely chopped

⅔ cup honey

⅔ cup light brown sugar

2 tablespoons butter or margarine

6 ounces semi-sweet chocolate, melted

1. Line 13-by-9-inch pan with foil; spray foil with cooking spray.

2. Combine popcorn, oats, blueberries, pomegranate seeds and almonds in large bowl.

3. Combine honey, brown sugar and butter in small saucepan; cook over low heat to boiling; boil 2 minutes. Pour over popcorn mixture and mix thoroughly.

4. Using damp hands, press mixture firmly into prepared pan. Refrigerate until firm, about 2 hours. Cut into 12 bars.

5. Dip bottoms of bars into melted chocolate. Place on wax paper lined pan; refrigerate until ready to serve. Store in tight covered container in refrigerator.