Coconut Cashew Granola Bars
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Coconut Cashew Granola Bars

Submitted by: Isabel De Los Rios

Prep Time: 10 Minutes

Cook Time: 2 Hours

Servings: 8

Skip the packaged breakfast bars loaded with processed sugar and artificial sweeteners. These no-bake granola bars are delicious, naturally sweetened, and kid-approved. Make them on Sunday and have them ready to grab-and-go for the rest of the week!

Ingredients

    1/2 c. honey, raw

    2 tsp. coconut oil

    1/2 c. almond butter

    1/2 tsp. cinnamon

    1 tsp. vanilla extract

    1/4 tsp. sea salt

    1 1/2 c. steel cut oats

    1/2 c. shredded coconut

    1/4 c. dried cranberries

    1 1/2 tbsp. chia seeds

    6 oz. cashews

Directions

Line a 13”x9” dish with parchment paper.

Heat a small saucepan over medium heat. Add honey, coconut oil, almond butter, cinnamon, vanilla extract, and salt. Heat and stir mixture for about 2 minutes. Set aside.

Combine oats, shredded coconut, chopped cranberries, chia seeds, and halved cashews in large bowl.

Combine wet and dry ingredients in a large bowl and mix until all ingredients are coated in honey-almond butter mixture. Transfer entire mixture to 13”x9” dish and press down firmly to pack bars in tightly. Cover and place dish in fridge for 2 hours or until firm.

Cut hardened mixture into 8 granola bars. Wrap in parchment paper and place in individual zip-lock bags for easy access. Refrigerate for up to two weeks. One serving is 1 bar.