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Healthy Homemade Vegan Granola Bars

These homemade vegan granola bars are the perfect healthy snack to keep on hand. Packed with oats, peanut butter, nuts, seeds, dried fruit, and chocolate - what's not to love?
Course Baked Goods, Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine Gluten-Free, Vegan
Keyword baked granola bars, Gluten-Free, Healthy, homemade granola bars, vegan granola bars
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 12 bars
Author hannahmageerd


Dry Ingredients:

  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 1 cup chopped mixed nuts like almonds, pecans, and peanuts
  • 1/2 cup dried fruit like raisins or cranberries
  • 1 tablespoon ground flaxseed
  • 1 tablespoon hemp seeds
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds whole or ground
  • 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 generous pinch salt
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips

Wet Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup peanut butter or other nut butter like almond butter
  • 1/2 cup pure maple syrup or agave syrup
  • 1 tablespoon melted coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • Preheat oven to 350F. Line a 8x8 inch baking pan with parchment paper.
  • In a large bowl, combine the oats, nuts, seeds, dried fruit, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt. Leave the chocolate chips out for now, we'll add these in later.
  • In a separate medium mixing bowl, whisk together the peanut butter, pure maple syrup, melted coconut oil and vanilla extract.
  • Transfer the mixture to an 8x8-inch baking pan lined with parchment paper and press the mixture down evenly with clean hands, a spatula, or spoon.
  • Bake at 350F for 30-35 minutes until golden brown. Once removed from the oven, place the pan on a wire cooling rack and allow to cool completely before cutting into bars.
  • Store the homemade granola bars in an airtight container at room temperature up to 1 week. You can also store them in the freezer up to 2 months.