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No Bake Honey Granola Bars

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No-Bake Honey and Almond Granola Bars – a simple recipe for breakfast on the go!

Homemade granola bars feel so much more satisfying to eat than buying them from the shops.

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Plus they’re cheaper, and you can modify them any way you feel like:

  • Cherries
  • Chocolate chips
  • Raisins
  • Seeds
  • Puffed rice

The possibilities are endless!

You don’t even need to bake these granola bars, so they’re extra easy!

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Simply mix all of the ingredients together, then squish really well into a baking tin. My secret for ensuring the mix is well-swished together is to spoon the mixture into a tin, top with non-stick baking parchment, then place a same-sized tin on top. Place a cloth on top, then stand on it!

Once refrigerated, the honey and coconut oil should bind everything together so you can you can cut the bars without them crumbling.

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If it looks like they are going to crumble (sometimes this can happen depending on the type of oats you use), place in the freezer for 30-60 minutes before cutting.

No Bake Honey Granola Bars

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Prep Time: 10mn
Cook Time: 2hr
Total Time: 2hr 10mn

INGREDIENTS

  • 3 cups quick cook oats (use gluten-free if desired)
  • 1 cup almonds, roughly chopped
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil, melted
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup soft light-brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp almond extract
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DIRECTIONS

  1. Line an 8×8 inch baking tin with non-stick baking parchment, so the paper overhangs.
  2. Mix all of the ingredients together in a large bowl until well combined.
  3. Spoon into the prepared baking tin. Flatten out and squash the mixture as much as you can – this will help to prevent it from crumbling when you cut it. I find the best method to squash it down is to top the mixture in the tin with some non-stick baking parchment, then place a same-sized tin on top. Place a cloth on top, then stand on it. Sounds strange but it works!
  4. Place in the refrigerator to set for 2 hours.
  5. Remove from the refrigerator and take out of the tin, using the overhanging parchment as handles. Remove the paper and place the granola bar slab on a board. Cut into 10-12 slices and serve.
  6. Any leftover granola bars and be covered and stored at room temperature or in the refrigerator.
Servings: 10-12
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