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No-Bake Granola Bars 4 Ways: Tropical Fruit, Chocolate, Honey Almond, Peanut Butter Protein

Four easy and quick no-bake granola bars for a healthy snack.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup dates, pitted
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup almond butter
  • 1 1/2 cups rolled oats
  • 1/3 cup dried pineapple chunks
  • 1/2 cup macadamia nuts, chopped
  • 1/4 cup raw almonds
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened coconut flakes

Steps

  1. Process dates, almonds, and macadamia nuts in a food processor for 1 minute until it forms a dough-like consistency.
  2. Place oats, date mixture, pineapple, coconut flakes, almond butter, and maple syrup in a large mixing bowl.
  3. Once thoroughly mixed, transfer to an 8x8-inch baking dish or other small pan lined with plastic wrap or parchment paper so they lift out easily. Press down firmly until uniformly flattened.
  4. Cover with parchment or plastic wrap, and let firm up in fridge or freezer for 15-20 minutes.
  5. Remove bars from pan and divide into 8-10 bars.