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Healthy Chewy Granola Bars (Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free)

Healthy Chewy Granola Bars for an on-the-go snack or after school treat! Gluten-free, dairy-free, refined sugar-free. 
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 23 minutes
Total Time 38 minutes
Servings 12 bars
Calories 351kcal
Author Tessa

Ingredients

  • 2 cups gluten-free oats
  • 1 cup almond flour/meal
  • ¾ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons ground flax seed
  • 1 cup dairy-free chocolate chips
  • ⅓-1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • ½ cup raw sunflower seeds
  • ½ cup melted coconut oil allow to cool a few minutes
  • ½ cup honey or maple syrup to make vegan
  • 1 teaspoons pure vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Grease a 9x13 pan with coconut oil or line with parchment paper. Parchment paper will yield a cleaner removal.
  • In a large bowl, combine oats, almond flour, cinnamon, salt, ground flax seed, chocolate chips, cranberries, and sunflower seeds. Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients and pour cooled coconut oil, honey, and vanilla extract. Stir until the mixture is evenly coated.
  • Transfer mixture to prepared pan and using a a piece of parchment paper, press mixture firmly down into pan.
  • Bake for 22-25 minutes or until sides and top start to turn a golden brown. Cool on a wire rack. Once completely cool, use a sharp knife to cut into bars. Wrap individually with foil or store in an airtight container.

Notes

Nutrition

Calories: 351kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Sodium: 99mg | Potassium: 104mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 3IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 56mg | Iron: 2mg