Good-For-You Granola Bars

AmberBreakfast, Dairy-Free, Desserts & Treats, School Lunch Ideas, Snacks, Vegetarian Friendly6 Comments

This is a yummy granola bar full of healthy ingredients that you can keep in the fridge or freezer and grab one to go! It’s a great snack to take to school, too. These granola bars disappear quickly at our house. I hope you like them too!

– Amber

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Good-For-You Granola Bars
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Ingredients
  1. 3 ½ cups rolled oats
  2. ½ cup raisins
  3. ½ cup cranberries
  4. ½ cup toasted sesame seeds
  5. ¼ cup ground flax seeds
  6. 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  7. 1 teaspoon salt
  8. 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  9. 1 ½ cups Valencia Peanut Butter
  10. 1 cup honey
  11. ¼ cup melted butter (or non-dairy alternative, such as Earth Balance)
  12. (Optional) Nuts, such as cashews
  13. (Optional) Chocolate chunks
Instructions
  1. Combine Dry Ingredients: Combine oats, raisins, cranberries, sesame seeds, flax seeds, cinnamon, salt and chia seeds in a large bowl.
  2. Make Glue: In a small saucepan, melt the butter, honey, and peanut butter and mix to combine.
  3. Combine: Pour the peanut butter goo into the large bowl and mix well so that all of the oats, fruit, and seeds are coated with the goo.
  4. Prep Baking Pan: In a greased 9×13 baking pan, lay parchment paper inside, allowing edges to come up over the edges of the pan on two sides.
  5. Pour: Pour the mixture into the pan, and press down with additional parchment paper so it is compressed. If desired, sprinkle some chocolate chunks on top.
  6. Bake, Refrigerate, Cut: Bake in the preheated oven at 350F degrees for 15 minutes. Refrigerate until hard, about 30 minutes (Put in freezer if you are low on time.) Cut into bars.
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6 Comments on “Good-For-You Granola Bars”

  1. I was wondering if i could get the information on the healthy chocolate bar u used on top of the granola bars ..

    Thank You
    Tracy

  2. Your granola bars were so deliicous. I was going to ask for the recipe and here you read my mind. Thank you so much for the recipe. I can’t wait to make them. I hope they turn out just like yours.

  3. your recipes are just awesome. I really enjoyed these. I used different peanut butter but it didn’t make a difference. Thank you for always posting your recipes in an easy to print format!

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