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apple peanut butter granola bars

Apple Peanut Butter Granola Bars

  • Author: Girl Versus Dough
  • Prep Time: 2 hours 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 3 mins
  • Total Time: 2 hours 18 mins
  • Yield: 12 bars 1x

Ingredients

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  • 1/2 cup dry-roasted peanuts
  • 1 1/2 cups Bob’s Red Mill Gluten Free Honey Oat Granola
  • 1/2 cup chopped dried apples
  • 1/4 cup flax seeds
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1 cup medjool dates, pitted
  • 1/2 cup natural creamy peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup honey

Instructions

  1. Line an 8-by-8-inch baking pan with parchment paper or aluminum foil. Set aside.
  2. In a small saucepan over medium heat, toast peanuts 3 to 5 minutes until lightly browned and fragrant. Cool slightly, then chop coarsely. Add to a large bowl along with granola, dried apples, flax seeds and chia seeds. Stir mixture to combine, breaking up any large clusters of granola.
  3. In a food processor, process dates until a smooth ball forms. Add to granola mixture along with peanut butter and honey. Use a wooden spoon or spatula to stir mixture until well combined.
  4. Firmly and evenly press mixture into prepared baking pan. Cover with plastic wrap and chill at least 2 hours. Cut into bars.
  5. Store bars covered in fridge for up to 2 weeks.