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Best Granola Bars Recipe
Chewy Granola Bars
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Cool Time
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr 20 mins
These chewy granola bars make such a great breakfast or snack! An easy as can be, no-bake recipe that you can totally customize to your own taste.
Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chewy Granola Bars, homemade chewy granola bars, homemade granola bar recipe, homemade granola bars
Servings: 12 bars
Calories: 180 kcal
  1. Lightly mist a 9 by 9-inch square pan* with non-stick spray, and line it with parchment.
  2. Place the oats, puffed rice, nuts, dried fruit, and cinnamon in a large bowl, and stir to combine.
  3. Place the honey, brown sugar, nut butter, and salt in a small pot and cook over medium-low heat (stirring) until simmering.
  4. Allow the mixture to boil for about a minute, until thickened.
  5. Remove from the heat and stir in the vanilla.
  6. Pour the hot liquid into the oat mixture, and stir to combine.
  7. Press the mixture into the prepared pan, and allow it to cool for about 1 hour.
  8. Cut into bars and serve.

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Recipe Notes

*An 8 by 8-inch pan can also be used; your bars will just come out a little thicker.

Click here for the non-bar version of this recipe: Basic Granola Recipe.

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Nutrition Facts
Chewy Granola Bars
Amount Per Serving (1 bar)
Calories 180 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Sodium 101mg4%
Potassium 189mg5%
Carbohydrates 28g9%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 17g19%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin C 0.1mg0%
Calcium 49mg5%
Iron 1.2mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.