I’m a huge fan of bringing granola bars as part of a snack or lunch when you are super busy because they keep you filled for a good long time, they’re super healthy (as long as you incorporate the right things) and they are super yummy!

Granola Bars

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 1 9x13 pan
Author ijustmakesandwiches

Ingredients

  • 4 cups oats
  • 1/4 cup flaxseeds
  • 1/2 cup almonds sliced
  • 1/2 cup walnuts peices or halves
  • 1/2 cup peanuts
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup dried blueberries
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 ounces Butter
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place nuts on a sheet tray in a single layer and roast for 5 minutes.
    I’m a huge fan of bringing granola bars as part of a snack or lunch when you are super busy because they keep you filled for a good long time, they’re super healthy (as long as you incorporate the right things) and they are super yummy!
  2. In a saucepot, bring sugar, honey, butter, oil and seasonings to a boil or until sugar is dissolved and butter is melted. Set off to the side and cool.
    I’m a huge fan of bringing granola bars as part of a snack or lunch when you are super busy because they keep you filled for a good long time, they’re super healthy (as long as you incorporate the right things) and they are super yummy!
  3. In a large bowl, mix together oats, seeds, nuts and dried fruit. Mix well. Add sugar and fat mixture and mix until granola comes together.
    I’m a huge fan of bringing granola bars as part of a snack or lunch when you are super busy because they keep you filled for a good long time, they’re super healthy (as long as you incorporate the right things) and they are super yummy!
  4. Line a 9x13 pan with parchment paper (or you can grease with nonstick cooking spray) and spread granola mix evenly. Bake in the oven at 325 degrees for about 30 minutes. Cool and cut into bars.
    I’m a huge fan of bringing granola bars as part of a snack or lunch when you are super busy because they keep you filled for a good long time, they’re super healthy (as long as you incorporate the right things) and they are super yummy!