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Healthy granola bars with seeds and coconut.
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Healthy Homemade Granola Bars

Healthy Homemade Granola Bars are a chewy granola bar recipe made with sunflower butter, dried cherries, nuts, honey, and coconut oil.
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 8 minutes
Chilling Time 2 hours
Servings 9 Bars

Ingredients

  • 2 Cups Whole Rolled Oats
  • 1/3 Cup Shredded Coconut unsweetened
  • 1/2 Cup Roasted Sunflower Seeds not in shell
  • 1/4 Cup Pumpkin Seeds
  • 1/2 Cup Dried Cherries chopped
  • 1 tsp Chia Seeds
  • 1 tsp Mexican Cocoa (cocoa and cinnamon)
  • 1/2 tsp Sea Salt
  • 3/4 Cup Natural Crunch SunButter sunflower butter
  • 1/2 Cup Honey
  • 2 Tbsp Coconut Oil
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract

Instructions

  • Line an 8x8 inch or 9x9 inch square pan with parchment paper.
  • Combine all dry ingredients into a large bowl and stir together.
  • In a medium saucepan on medium low heat, stir together sunflower butter, honey, and coconut oil until combined and smooth. (DO NOT boil).
  • Add vanilla extract to melted sunflower butter mixture and stir.
  • Spoon melted sunflower mixture into dry ingredients. Stir with a rubber spatula until well mixed and evenly coated.
  • Scrape mixture into square pan.
  • Use spatula or fingers to softly press evenly into pan.
  • Place pan in the fridge to chill and firm for at least one hour.
  • Remove firm granola from pan, slice and enjoy!

Notes

**Please see Tips in post.