DIY healthy vegan granola bars! A mix of rolled oats, dried fruit, almond butter and whatever other mix ins you want. Perfect as a snack bar or a vegan breakfast bar.
*To keep these vegan, I recommend using brown rice syrup over maple syrup. Maple syrup is more sticky than brown rice syrup and the bars won’t be as solid. If you don’t want to keep them vegan, then you can use honey.
**I like the almond butter best in these bars as peanut butter is a little overpowering. However, peanut butter can absolutely be used!
25 minutes will make a firm chewy bar. The longer you cook it the crispier they will get. I recommend storing them in the fridge or freezer. They will get sticky when they sit out for a few days if you aren’t adding the nut butter.
The granola bars will keep for 1 week stored in an airtight container or plastic bag on the counter with pieces of parchment or waxed paper between layers to prevent sticking. To freeze, wrap them individually in parchment or waxed paper then place in a freezer safe bag for up to 2 months.