Chewy Protein Packed Peanut Butter Granola Squares
These simple bars make a great substitute for store-bought energy bars that are packed with sugar.
Servings Prep Time
15servings 15minutes
Passive Time
60minutes
Servings Prep Time
15servings 15minutes
Passive Time
60minutes
Ingredients
  • 3/4cup honey
  • 1cup natural peanut butter
  • 2Tbsp. coconut oilor use butter
  • 1cup + 2 Tbsp. rolled oats
  • 1cup peanuts
  • 1/4cup chia seedsoptional
  • 1/2cup pepitaspumpkin seeds
  • 1/2tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1Tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder
Instructions
  1. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, combine the honey, peanut butter and oil and stir until melted together.
  2. Remove it from the heat and stir in the remaining ingredients.
  3. Spray a 9 x 13 pan, preferably with straight corners, with nonstick cooking spray or line it with parchment paper.
  4. Press the mixture into the pan and smooth the top of it. Refrigerate it for at least an hour until it is set.
  5. Cut it into 20 squares and serve immediately, store in an air-tight container for up to a week, or freeze for up to 3 months. (We like to store them in the refrigerator or freezer so they stay firmer.)
Recipe Notes

Nutritional Information Per Serving (% based upon daily values): Calories 258, Total Fat: 15g, 22%; Saturated Fat: 3g, 17.5%; Cholesterol: 0mg, 0%; Sodium: 71mg, 3%; Total Carbohydrate: 25g, 8%; Dietary Fiber: 5g, 17%; Sugar: 15g; Protein: 7g

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