Vegan granola bars

Vegan granola bars

5 ratings

Lea Lou, blogger

www.lealou.me

„Super delicious and an ideal snack for on the go! Thanks to all of the nuts and seeds, it is super nutritious, too. Discover more of Lea's recipes at her website!“

Difficulty

Easy 👌
5
min.
Preparation
30
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-12+
110 g
almonds
200 g
rolled oats
20 g
flax seeds
30 g
nuts and seeds (e.g. sunflower, sesame, chia, pumpkin, and/or poppy seeds)
80 g
maple syrup
65 g
almond butter
20 g
coconut oil
200 g
Medjool dates (pitted)
100 ml
water (warm)
60 g
dried cranberries (or dried sour cherries)
oil for greasing
sea salt to taste
Metric
Imperial
  • 110 g almonds
  • 200 g rolled oats
  • 20 g flax seeds
  • 30 g nuts and seeds (e.g. sunflower, sesame, chia, pumpkin, and/or poppy seeds)
  • 80 g maple syrup
  • 65 g almond butter
  • 20 g coconut oil
  • 200 g Medjool dates (pitted)
  • 100 ml water (warm)
  • 60 g dried cranberries (or dried sour cherries)
  • oil for greasing
  • sea salt to taste

Utensils

  • baking sheet
  • oven
  • measuring cup
  • hand blender
  • aluminum foil (optional)
  • baking pan (20 x 20cm/ 8 x 8 in.)
  • small saucepan
  • parchment paper
  • rubber spatula
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • large mixing bowl
  • small mixing bowl

Enjoy with

Green smoothie
Really get your health-kick started with this vegan granola bar, green smoothie combo.

Nutrition per serving

Cal
232
Protein
4g
Fat
13g
Carb
23g

Step 1/7

Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F. Grease the baking pan and line with parchment paper.
  • oil for greasing
  • oven
  • baking pan
  • parchment paper

Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F. Grease the baking pan and line with parchment paper.

Step 2/7

Roughly chop almonds and spread over a baking sheet with the rolled oats, flax seeds, and other nuts and seeds. Toast for approx. 12 min. on the middle rack of the oven at 180°C/350°F until golden brown and fragrant.
  • 110 almonds
  • 200 rolled oats
  • 20 flax seeds
  • 30 nuts and seeds
  • baking sheet
  • cutting board
  • knife

Roughly chop almonds and spread over a baking sheet with the rolled oats, flax seeds, and other nuts and seeds. Toast for approx. 12 min. on the middle rack of the oven at 180°C/350°F until golden brown and fragrant.

Step 3/7

Meanwhile, stir the maple syrup, almond butter, and coconut oil in a small saucepan over medium heat until creamy and warmed through.
  • 80 maple syrup
  • 65 almond butter
  • 20 coconut oil
  • small saucepan

Meanwhile, stir the maple syrup, almond butter, and coconut oil in a small saucepan over medium heat until creamy and warmed through.

Step 4/7

Mix dates with some warm water and let sit for approx. 5 min. Use a hand blender to purée into a paste. Stir the paste into the maple syrup mixture.
  • 200 Medjool dates
  • 100 ml water
  • hand blender
  • small mixing bowl

Mix dates with some warm water and let sit for approx. 5 min. Use a hand blender to purée into a paste. Stir the paste into the maple syrup mixture.

Step 5/7

Remove nut mixture from oven and let cool for approx. 5 min. Transfer to a large bowl. Mix in the cranberries, date purée, and a pinch of salt.
  • 60 dried cranberries (or dried sour cherries)
  • salt
  • large mixing bowl

Remove nut mixture from oven and let cool for approx. 5 min. Transfer to a large bowl. Mix in the cranberries, date purée, and a pinch of salt.

Step 6/7

Spread the mixture evenly over the prepared form and with a spatula. Put the granola mix back in the oven on the middle shelf for approx. 15 min. until golden brown. If the top gets to dark, simply cover with aluminum foil. Remove the form from the oven and let cool briefly. Once sufficiently cooled, remove from the form and cut the granola into even bars.
  • oven
  • aluminum foil
  • rubber spatula
  • knife

Spread the mixture evenly over the prepared form and with a spatula. Put the granola mix back in the oven on the middle shelf for approx. 15 min. until golden brown. If the top gets to dark, simply cover with aluminum foil. Remove the form from the oven and let cool briefly. Once sufficiently cooled, remove from the form and cut the granola into even bars.

Step 7/7

Let the granola bars fully cool before serving. Enjoy!

Let the granola bars fully cool before serving. Enjoy!