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Chewy Homemade Granola Bars Recipe No-Bake

Granola Bars are cookies in the form of bars made from a mixture of oats, chopped roasted almonds, brown sugar, chopped cranberries or cherries, chocolate chips, sweet coconut, honey with vanilla extract added, and almond butter. Currently, this delicious snack is used as a substitute for rice and other unhealthy snacks. This snack is not only healthy and delicious, it can be eaten as a breakfast or snack in the middle of the day.

Granola Bars
Granola Bars

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What is Granola?

Granola is a food made from a mixture of oats, nuts, dried fruit, and can also be added with oil, honey, or other sweeteners. Usually, each granola contains different ingredients, so that it also has different nutritional values. Some may contain more sugar, fat, calories, or protein, depending on the ingredients.

What is clear, the main content of granola is oats and nuts, which makes granola high in fiber. The high fiber in granola makes granola useful for digestion, prevents constipation, helps control blood sugar levels, helps lower cholesterol levels, and keeps you full longer, of course.

The nuts in granola also make granola contain healthy fats. Granola also contains essential vitamins and minerals for the body. Several types of important vitamins and minerals contained in granola are vitamin E, thiamine, folic acid, magnesium, phosphorus, zinc, copper, manganese, and selenium. It all depends on the ingredients that make up the composition of the granola itself.

The content of oats and nuts in granola bars makes this snack rich in fiber and certainly good for your health. Because of its good content for the body, granola is currently being popularized as a healthy snack, especially for those who are on a diet or maintaining a diet. Well, instead of buying it outside, we better make it yourself. Here’s the recipe for you.

Chewy Homemade Granola Bars Recipe No-Bake

Recipe by Clara LarksonCourse: Snacks, BreakfastCuisine: American
Servings

12

servings
Prep time

15

minutes
Cooking time

20

minutes
Chill time

1

hours

Granola Bars are cookies in the form of bars made from a mixture of oats, chopped roasted almonds, brown sugar, chopped cranberries or cherries, chocolate chips, sweet coconut, honey with vanilla extract added, and almond butter. Currently, this delicious snack is used as a substitute for rice and other unhealthy snacks. This snack is not only healthy and delicious, it can be eaten as a breakfast or snack in the middle of the day.

Ingredients

  • 2 ½ cups rolled oats

  • ½ cup chopped dried cranberries or cherries

  • ½ cup mini chocolate chips

  • ½ cup chopped toasted almonds or walnuts or pecans

  • ¼ cup flaked sweetened coconut

  • ¼ cup almond butter or peanut butter or vegetable oil or avocado oil

  • 1/3 cup honey

  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • salt and cinnamon to taste

Directions

  • Line an 8 × 8 or 9 ”x 9” rectangular baking sheet with parchment or parchment paper.
  • Prepare a medium-sized bowl, put all the ingredients for the bars such as rolled oats, chopped toasted almonds or walnuts or pecans, brown sugar, chopped dried cranberries or cherries, mini chocolate chips, sweetened coconut, honey, vanilla extract, and almond butter or peanut butter or vegetable oil or avocado oil. Stir until well blended. And add salt and cinnamon to taste.
  • Transfer to the non-stick baking sheet. Occasionally pressed using the back of the spatula, while then flattening. Store in the freezer for 1 hour or until bars are firm. Cut into equal pieces or cut into rectangles before serving.

Enjoy healthy and delicious Granola Bars with Beautiful Tequila Sunrise.

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