This easy granola bars recipe makes homemade healthy granola bars everyone will love! They’re perfect for breakfasts, snacks or packed lunches and you’ll save a LOT of money making them yourself!
Granola bars are a favorite grab and go breakfast or snack food, ranging from very basic granola bars to super fancy granola bars with lots of extras. Healthy granola bars can be packed with ingredients that make them even more healthy, but every extra ingredient adds more calories. If you’re trying to watch your waist line, you might keep this in mind and not add too many delicious additives!
This easy granola bars makes healthy granola bars perfect for all kinds of occasions. The basic recipe is perfect for kids who are picky eaters for basic school lunch style granola bars. The basic recipe includes healthy cereal grains with plenty of fiber, along with honey, cinnamon and chocolate chips for a tasty flavor!
If you like your granola bars to include richer ingredients like dried fruits, nuts and coconut, you can add them as you like, but be sure to include them in the proportions described in the “variations” part of the recipe so the bars still have enough binding ingredients to hold them all together.
Making your own healthy granola bars gives you all of the control of what ingredients you include so you won’t have to worry about a lot of ingredients whose names you can’t pronounce.
This easy granola bars recipe is super easy to make with only 10 minutes’ work and much cheaper to make than the store bought kind! Once you have mastered the basic recipe, take some time to experiment with adding your favorite add-ins so you can figure out what things you like best!
This easy granola bars recipe is from Volume 1 of our cookbook:
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Easy Granola Bars Recipe – Healthy And Delicious!
This easy granola bars recipe makes homemade healthy granola bars everyone will love! They’re perfect for breakfasts, snacks or packed lunches!
- Yield: 24 bars
- Preheat oven to 350°.
- In a large bowl, cream sugars and butter until fluffy.
- Add honey, vanilla and egg. Mix well.
- Blend in flour, cinnamon, baking soda and salt.
- Stir in the remaining ingredients.
- Press firmly into the bottom of a greased 9×13 inch pan.
- Bake 20-25 minutes.
- Press the ingredients into a microwave safe dish.
- Microwave on medium power for 7-9 minutes. Rotate the dish every three minutes.
- The bars will firm as they stand.
- Cool and cut into bars.
- Save the crumbs for yogurt or ice cream topping.
- 1 cup coconut
- ½ cup creamy or chunky peanut butter
- ½ cup nuts
- ½-1 cup raisins, dried apples or apricots
- ½ cup fruit preserves