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Crunchy Peanut Butter Granola Bars

Crunchy Peanut Butter Granola Bars make a great grab & go breakfast or anytime snack. Wholegrain oats, protein rich peanuts and honey + dates as natural sweeteners, leave you feeling good after eating.

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword peanut butter granola bars
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Author Regina

Ingredients

  • 2 cups rolled oats toasted
  • 1 1/2 cups peanuts
  • 3/4 cup medjool dates pitted
  • 6 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 6 tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt only if using unsalted peanuts

Instructions

  1. Place rolled oats on a baking sheet and toast at 350 degrees F for 5-7 minutes to desired level. Place into a large bowl with peanuts.
  2. Blend pitted dates in a food processor until smooth. Scrape sides if needed.
  3. Place processed dates, peanut butter, honey and optional salt into a small saucepan. Heat on low while stirring until combined and smooth.
  4. Pour over oats and peanuts and mix well to combine. Press mixture into a line 8x8 inch pan and chill in fridge or freezer until set. Cut into bars.
  5. I like to keep them in a container in the freezer to keep fresh.