Have you ever made home-made crunchy granola bars?

Home-made Crunchy Granola Bars

Have you ever made home-made crunchy granola bars? They taste delicious, travel well, make wonderful gifts to take along to friends, and to top it off, very easy to prepare.

Note:  As this recipe does contain almonds and coconut it should not be given to anyone with a Nut Allergy.  Be allergy aware and make sure to read Food Allergy Canada

Nut allergy list – Common tree nuts

  • Almonds
  • Brazil nuts
  • Cashews
  • Chestnuts
  • Hazelnuts (filberts)
  • Hickory nuts
  • Macadamia nuts
  • Pecans
  • Pine nuts (pinon, pignolias)
  • Pistachios
  • Walnuts

Other names for tree nuts

  • Anacardium nuts
  • Mandelonas (a nut-flavored peanut confection)
  • Nut Meats
  • Queensland nut (macadamia)


Home-made Crunchy Granola Bars

1 cup oats
1/4 cup ground almonds
1/4 cup shredded unsweetened coconut
1/4 cup sunflower seeds
1/4 cup raisins
1 tbsp chia seeds
1 tbsp hemp seeds
1/4 cup tahini, or any seed or nut butter
1/4 cup maple syrup
1/2 tbsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp cardamom
1 tsp vanilla extract
A pinch of Himalayan sea salt

Line a 9×9-inch square baking dish with parchment paper.
Preheat oven to 325F.
Mix all dry ingredients together.
Add tahini, maple syrup, and vanilla.
Mix until well combined.
Fill into a prepared baking dish, press down evenly and bake for about 20 minutes or until golden brown.
Let cool before cutting into bars. Enjoy!

Prepared, tried and tested Ursula Wihler

Yes, as always, we have more Granola Bar recipes on the blog


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