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Granola Bars

September 02, 2017 | Recipe by Bake with Paws
Granola Bars

Granola Bars

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To put a little variety into my breakfast, I made this healthy homemade Granola Bar.  I used honey instead of sugar. It is also excellent as a snack and energy bar.

I love Granola and Granola Bars.  I had a lot of them during my trip to London recently.  You can replace with other seeds or nuts at your own preference and availability.

This granola bar is combination of crunchy and soft texture.  It is slightly soft could be because of the rolled oats added I guess. 

If you like Granola Bar, you may also like Dates Granola Bar and Homemade Granola recipe. 

If you have any questions regarding this recipe or any other post, please leave me a comment in the “LEAVE A COMMENT” link and I will reply you as soon as possible.  Do tag me on Instagram @Bakewithpaws if you attempt on this recipe.

How To Make Granola Bar

Yields: 21 bars (1.25" X 3")


100g rolled oats
100g almond flakes or any other nuts
100g sunflower seeds
100g pumpkin seeds
2 tbsp sesame seeds, toasted
100g cranberries or raisins
¼ tsp salt

5 tbsp spoon honey 
4 tbsp maple syrup
2 tbsp (30g) coconut oil

9” X 9” square baking pan

  1. Toast almond flakes, sunflower seeds and pumpkin seeds in preheat oven at 180C (160C fan mode) for 8 -10 minutes, stirring occasionally.  Remove from oven and set aside to cool.
  2. Line the bottom of baking pan with parchment paper.
  3. Once the nuts are cool enough to handle, place all dried ingredients in a mixing bowl and mixed well.
  4. In a small saucepan, heat the honey, maple syrup and coconut oil over low heat.
  5. Add the honey mixture to the dried ingredients and stir to combine and until thoroughly coated. 
  6. Press the granola mixture into the prepared baking pan.
  7. Bake at preheated oven at 170C (150C fan mode) for 20 to 25 minutes.
  8. Remove from oven and let it cool.
  9. Once it is cooled, place in refrigerator for at least 1 hour before cutting the bar.  Store in an airtight container.


  1. Hi there, just curious if this will yield crunchy type granola? I've been trying a few recipes, mostly gave me chewy kind. I'd like crunchy type granola bars.

    1. Hi, Thanks for asking. This one not really crunchy and chewy. It is in between.
      Cheers :)

  2. I would like to add chocolate chips in the bars, can you please tell when should I add them?

    1. Hi, thank you for asking. I never used chocolate chips in this recipe. I guess you can add in together with the rest of dried ingredients.

      Cheers :)

  3. hi, may i know what kind of coconut ti use? The maple syrup can b replaced by brown sugar? Thanks

    1. Hi, Thank you for asking. I used extra virgin coconut oil. It is advisable to replace with honey or thick sugar syrup because the liquid sugar will help to bind all the ingredients together.

      Cheers :)

  4. Thank you for the recipe, what can I replace for the Marple syrup?

    1. Hi, thanks for visiting Bake with Paws. You can replace with honey. Not necessary must use maple syrup.

      Cheers and happy baking :)


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