homemade granola bars
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Homemade Granola Bar Recipe

Favorite no-bake homemade granola bars made with only 5 ingredients! A super easy granola bar recipe that you can customize with your favorite add-ins. Healthy, chewy and delicious! 
Prep Time5 mins
Freeze45 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: homemade granola bars
Servings: 12
Calories: 262kcal
Author: Jamielyn Nye


  • 2 cups quick cooking oats
  • 1 cup almond butter , or peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup honey , more if needed
  • Optional: salt and cinnamon , to taste


  • Combine the oats, almond butter, almonds, chocolate chips and honey in a medium-sized bowl. Stir until well combined. Add more honey if needed to hold shape and salt and cinnamon, to taste.
  • Line a 8×8 pan with parchment paper, allowing the paper to fall over the edges. Press the oat mixture into the pan.
  • Place in the freezer for 45 minutes to 1 hour, or until firm. Remove paper from pan and then cut the large square in half. Then cut each half into 6 rectangles. Wrap bars individually with parchment paper or plastic wrap and store in the refrigerator or freezer.



Feel free to substitute the chocolate chips for dried cranberries. You may also use peanut butter and different nuts such as peanut or cashews. You can also add in: 1/8 cup flax seed meal, 1/8 cup chia seeds, 1/8 cup sunflower seeds. Add a Tablespoon more honey for each addition.


Calories: 262kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 7mg | Potassium: 238mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 15IU | Calcium: 99mg | Iron: 1.6mg