This quick homemade granola recipe is packed with healthy food and nutrition!
The best homemade granola bars
Without refined sugar
Kid friendly recipe
Only five ingredients!
These granola bars are fun to make and customize, much cheaper than store-bought bars, and great for meal prep, so you’ll always have a healthy snack on hand.
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easy granola bar recipe
Making your own granola bars at home couldn’t be easier, and this recipe gives you plenty of options to suit your family’s personal nutritional needs.
Can’t you eat peanut butter? Make DIY Granola Bars with Almond Butter, Sun Butter, coconut butterOr spread plain butter.
Change up the flavor by tossing in a handful of mini chocolate chips, chia seeds, ground cereal (for crunchy granola bars), or dried fruits like raisins, cranberries or bananas.
Use pure maple syrup, honey, or agave to sweeten and any flour you like (if you’re using coconut flour, use just enough to get a dough-like mixture).
You can even replace some of the flour with protein powder!
How to make granola bars
Combine all of your ingredients in a large mixing bowl.
Stir everything together until well blended, then transfer to an 8-inch skillet lined with wax paper or parchment paper.
Apply a second layer of wax or parchment on top, spreading the mixture evenly in the pan until it fills the bottom.
To not bake the granola bars, simply refrigerate or freeze until firm. Otherwise, preheat oven to 325°F, and bake on the middle rack of the oven for 12 minutes.
Cut into bars or squares.
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- 1 1/2 cup Quick oats or cabbage (For low carb, try this keto protein bars)
- 1/2 cup Butter, peanut butter, or hypoallergenic substances
- 1/2 cup Pure maple syrup, honey or agave
- 1/4 Teaspoon salt
- 2/3 cup oatmeal (or flour of your choice)
- Small handful of chocolate chips, optional
Stir everything until well mixed. Transfer to an 8 x 8 pan lined with parchment paper or wax paper. Lay another sheet of parchment or wax on top, and crush and rub until it fills the bottom of the pan. Either preheat the oven to 325 F and bake for 12 minutes, or simply cool or freeze until firm. cut into bars.View Nutrition Facts
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