These Trail Mix Granola Bars are the perfect customizable healthy homemade granola bars! They make for the best snack or on-the-go breakfast, that are packed with nutrients, require no baking, and are reminiscent of the chewy granola bars you grew up loving.
Trail Mix Granola Bars
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How do you make chewy granola bars?
Mix up the dry ingredients, heat the wet ingredients, mix it all up, flatten, and let set!
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- 1/2 cup seeds of choice (I used 1/4 cup sunflower seeds and 1/4 cup pepitas)
- 1/2 cup chopped nuts (I did a mix of chopped walnuts, pecans, and almonds)
- 1/2 cup gluten-free oats
- 1 teaspoon chia seeds
- 3 tablespoons unsweetened coconut flakes
- Pinch of sea salt
- 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon or apple/pumpkin pie spice
- 1/4 cup cranberries
- 1/4 cup dried pineapple (cut into smaller chunks if large)
- 2 tablespoons chocolate chunks
- 1/3 cup raw honey (reduce by 2 teaspoons if you don't like much sweetness)
- 1/4 cup nut butter
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Toast seeds/nuts on a sheet pan a 350°F for 5 minutes (optional).
- In a large bowl combine the seeds, nuts, oats, chia seeds, coconut, sea salt, dried fruit, and chocolate.
- In a sauce pan over medium heat, heat honey, nut butter, and vanilla for 1 minute. Pour over the nut mixture and mix to combine.
- Pour into a loaf pan or a small sheet pan lined with parchment paper and flatten with a greased spatula.
- Refrigerate or freeze until hard enough to cut. Store in refrigerator.
- For paleo, omit oats.
- For vegan, sub honey for maple syrup.
- 6 large bars or 12 small bars
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