These chewy Chocolate Cherry Granola Bars will be shop purchased granola bars any day of the week! They are made with simple and tidy components, and come together without an oven! These tasty bars are so simple to throw up in less than 10 minutes.
Here at Wholesomelicious, I absolutely like a tasty homemade treat! Whether they are for my kids or I devour them all by myself, my brownie energy bites and pumpkin granola bars are a few of my favorites. I understand we definitelty require a granola bar that benefits at any time of year, and these Chocolate Cherry Granola Bars are it!
Reasons that you will like these granola bars
- Flexibility! These bars are so enjoyable to personalize by switching out the kind of nuts, seeds, nut butters, and even raisins/dried fruit for cherries.
- So simple to make! These bars need no oven (YES!!), making them perfect throughout warmer weather condition. All they need has to do with 10 minutes of assembly and a long time to solidify in the refrigerator.
- Nutritious: these bars are packed with healthy fats and fiber. As a nutritional expert, I wish to feed my kids treats that are nutrition thick, particularly treats that are a great source of fiber. With the addition of chia seeds, rolled oats, and almonds, these bars are something you can feel excellent about feeding your household.
- So tasty! I like that these are naturally sweetened, and taste like a reward without an overload of sugar.
How to make Chocolate Cherry Granola Bars
Here is what you require to make these tasty granola bars:
- Rolled oats
- Chia seeds
- Coconut flakes or chips
- Dried cherries
- Chocolate chips
- Almond butter
- Vanilla extract
- Sea salt
To begin, all we do is whip location the majority of our dry components into a bowl: oats, chia seeds, almonds, cinnamon, and dried cherries. I include the chocolate chocolate last so it does not melt. The damp components we utilize to bind the bars are almond butter, honey, and vanilla extract. These 3 components are heated up together, and combined into the dry components.
Press it completely in an 8 × 8 pan and let it cool to solidify.
Let it cool for a minimum of 1 hour, perhaps approximately 2 hours. Then slice into private bars.
These are best kept in the refrigerator, however you can likewise freeze! If kept at space temperature level they tend to get a little too soft. They can keep in the refrigerator for approximately 2 weeks.
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Chocolate Cherry Granola Bars
These Chocolate Cherry Granola Bars need no oven and simply a handful of components! You’ll like their soft and chewy taste, which they can be put together in less than 15 minutes.
Preparation Time 10 minutes
Overall Time 10 minutes
Portions 12 -15 bars
Gluten Free kind
approximately sliced raw almonds
coconut chips or flakes
- pinch of sea salt
Begin by greasing an 8 × 8 inch cake pan, and including parchment paper that hangs over the sides (like a sling).
Location oats, chia seeds, almonds, coconut chips (or flakes), and cherries in a big bowl and mix.
In a microwave-safe bowl, mix together honey and almond butter. Microwave at 30 2nd periods till mix is good and smooth. Include vanilla and cinnamon. Let cool for a couple of minutes.
Mix together the damp components with the dry. When combined, include chocolate chips.
Bring the whole mix to the 8 × 8 pan. Press mix down really strongly versus all edges of the pan. Cool for about 2 hours.
Eliminate parchment paper sling with bar mix, and cut into bars or little squares.