Chewy, No-Bake Granola Bars
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These chewy, no-bake granola bars offer the perfect combination of convenience, nutrition, and taste. Plus they are gluten-free, vegan, and peanut-free, make them suitable for a variety of diets.
Recipe type: snack
Serves: 12
  • 1 cup fresh Medjool dates, pitted
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • ¼ cup almond butter
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ cup plain almonds, roughly chopped
  • ½ cup roasted, salted pumpkin seeds
  • 1 cup gluten-free oats
  • ¼ cup dried cherries
  1. Line an 8x8 pan with parchment paper.
  2. Place dates in a food processor and process until a sticky ball starts to form. You may need to stop and scrape the sides down a couple of times.
  3. In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine maple syrup, almond butter, and salt.
  4. In a medium bowl, combine dates, almonds, pumpkin seeds, oats, and dried cherries. Pour over the almond butter and maple syrup mixture and stir until well mixed.
  5. Transfer mixture to the lined pan. Press down firmly with the back of a spatula until compacted. Transfer to the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes. Cut into bars.
  6. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator or freeze.
Recipe by Hälsa Nutrition at