Week 10 Ingredient: Almonds

Chewy Chocolate Cherry Almond Granola Bars

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Servings: 12
Author: Wholesomelicious

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup rolled oats Gluten Free kind
  • 1/4 cup chia seeds
  • 1/4 cup dried quinoa seeds
  • 1/2 cup roughly chopped raw almonds
  • 1/4 cup coconut chips or flakes
  • 1/4 cup dried cherries
  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips
  • 2/3 cup almond butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup honey

Instructions

  • Begin by greasing an 8×8 inch cake pan, and adding parchment paper that hangs over the sides (like a sling).
  • Place oats, chia seeds, quinoa, almonds, coconut chips, and cherries in a large bowl and mix.
  • In a microwave-safe bowl, mix together honey and almond butter. Microwave at 30 second intervals until mixture is nice and smooth. Add in vanilla and cinnamon. Let cool for a few minutes.
  • Mix together the wet ingredients with the dry. Once mixed, add in chocolate chips.
  • Bring the entire mixture to the 8×8 pan. Press mixture down very firmly against all edges of the pan. Refrigerate for about 2 hours.
  • Remove parchment paper sling with bar mixture, and cut into bars or small squares.

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