A delicious and healthy energy boost or a quick snack, these No-Bake Chocolate Granola Bars prove homemade is best.
Many consider granola bars a convenient and healthy snack. However, many store-bought “healthy” varieties contain as many carbs, sugars and calories as an unhealthy chocolate bar or cookie.
Homemade granola bars also have far more flavour as well as being better for you.
These chocolate granola bars are chewy and sweet with the right amount of crunch and texture. And, being a no-bake granola bar, you can have them in the fridge setting in less than 30 minutes. They are a very portable and healthy sweet treat for kid’s picnics or a lovely addition to a brunch picnic.
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- Add dried fruit to your granola bars for extra sweetness and energy. Raisins, Medjool dates or dried figs are perfect.
- This recipe uses a mix of rolled oats and quick oats to add texture to the granola bars, but you can use 2 cups of quick oats if preferred.
- For a vegan version, use vegan chocolate chips.
- Depending on your preference, you can use peanut butter, almond butter or cashew butter.
No Bake Granola Bar FAQ’s
Yes, you can freeze granola bars. After you cut them into bars, wrap each in parchment paper so they don’t stick together and freeze in zip lock bags or a sealed container. They will keep in the freezer for around 2 months.
If kept in an airtight container, your granola bars should stay fresh for about a week. Ideally, you should keep them in the fridge or in a cool place.