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Healthy, Grain Free Granola Bars

Cook: 20 mins
Total: 20 mins
These grain free granola bars are a healthy treat you can feel good about eating AND sharing with your kids!
Author: Mary Bush

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups nuts up to 3 cups
  • 1 cup dried fruit chopped, no sugar added
  • 1/3 cup golden flax seed
  • 1/3 cup raw honey
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 3 tablespoons almond butter or your favorite nut butter

Instructions

  • Roughly chop approximately 1.5 cups of mixed nuts. Chop the remaining nuts in a food processor, being careful to not turn it into nut butter.
  • Combine chopped nuts, chopped fruit, and golden flax seeds.
  • In a small sauce pan, combine honey, vanilla, coconut oil, and nut butter. Over low heat, bring mixture to a boil.
  • Pour immediately into nut mixture and stir to combine.
  • Pour granola mixture into a 9x9 inch dish, lined with parchment paper.
  • Bake at 325 for 20 minutes.
  • Allow to cool completely before cutting.
  • Keep granola bars refrigerated.

Notes

In the recipe pictured above I used peanut butter, walnut, cashews, almonds, and dried apricots. But remember, this recipe is very versatile and you can use whatever nut butter, nuts, and dried fruit you have available!
courses: Breakfast, Snack
cuisine: American
keyword: breakfast, easy, gluten free, grain free, nuts, snack