Healthy, Crunchy Homemade Granola Bars

Healthy, Crunchy Homemade Granola Bars

We love it when wholesome ingredients come together to create delicious homemade treats! 

And we're sure these homemade granola bars will become a staple in your pantry because they are THAT delicious!

Imagine the perfect blend of oats, nuts, seeds, and a hint of citrus zest, all bound together with creamy peanut butter and sweet honey. Sounds like a mouthwatering combination, right?

These irresistible granola bars are not only packed with flavor but also loaded with nutrients to fuel your day.

Whether you need a quick grab-and-go breakfast, a snack for that afternoon slump, or a wholesome treat to satisfy your sweet tooth, these homemade granola bars have got you covered. Plus, they're incredibly easy to make and can be customized to suit your taste preferences and dietary needs.

Get ready to indulge in a snack that's as nutritious as it is delicious!

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1. In a bowl, add the oatmeal, mixed nuts, and seeds.

2. Toast the mixture in the oven for 10 minutes at 375 F (Stir mixture after 5 minutes)

3. On the stovetop, warm up the peanut butter, honey, vanilla essence, and orange zest.

4. Once the mixture is warm (it takes about 3 to 4 minutes), add it to the toasted oatmeal mixture along with the dried apricots.

5. Mix well and add the mixture to a lined baking pan. Press down firmly to ensure the mixture is compact. 

6. Bake in the oven at 360 F for 12 to 15 minutes.

7. Allow the mixture to cool completely before cutting into bars.