Crunchy Homemade Granola Bars



Crunchy Homemade Granola Bars

Picture yourself waking up to the sweet aroma of oats, nuts, and honey wafting through the kitchen. These Crunchy Homemade Granola Bars are not just a breakfast delight; they are a testament to the joy of wholesome, flavorful snacking. As a chef deeply passionate about crafting delightful recipes, I present to you this crunchy and satisfying granola bar that strikes the perfect balance between nutrition and indulgence.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 1 cup mixed nuts (almonds, walnuts, and pecans), chopped
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup dried fruits (raisins, cranberries, or apricots), chopped

Instructions

  1. Mix oats, mixed nuts, honey, melted coconut oil, vanilla extract, and salt in a bowl.
  2. Spread the mixture evenly on a baking sheet and bake at 350°F (175°C) for 20-25 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Remove from the oven and let it cool. Add chopped dried fruits and mix well.
  4. Press the mixture into a lined baking pan and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  5. Cut into bars and enjoy!

Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cook Time: 25 minutes | Total Time: 2 hours 40 minutes

Yield: 12 bars

These Crunchy Homemade Granola Bars are the perfect combination of nutty, sweet, and satisfying. Packed with wholesome ingredients, they make for a delightful snack or quick breakfast on busy mornings.

Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories: 220, Protein: 5g, Fat: 12g, Carbohydrates: 25g, Fiber: 3g

Picture yourself savoring each bite, knowing that you’ve created a snack that not only delights the taste buds but also nourishes the body. Share these granola bars with loved ones, and let the joy of homemade goodness fill your kitchen.