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Sweet and Savory Granola Bars Overhead

Sweet and Savory Granola Bars with Walnuts and Rosemary


  • Author: Emily Cooper, RDN
  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Chill time: 2 hours
  • Cook Time: 3 min
  • Total Time: 2 hours 13 minutes
  • Yield: 12 bars 1x
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Description

These Sweet and Savory Granola Bars made with California walnuts, rosemary, honey, and oats is the perfect on the go snack. 


Ingredients

Scale
  • 1 1/2 cups rolled oats
  • 1 cup chopped California walnuts
  • 3/4 cup puffed wheat cereal (can also used puffed millet or puffed rice cereal)
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins
  • 2 tablespoons ground flax
  • 2 teaspoons chopped dried rosemary
  • 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 14 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/3 cup avocado oil

Instructions

  1. Line an 8×8 square baking pan with parchment paper, and set aside.
  2. Combine oats, walnuts, cereal, raisins, flax, rosemary, chili powder, salt, and pepper in a large bowl, and set aside.
  3. Heat a medium saucepan over medium heat, and add honey and oil.
  4. Stir frequently until mixture starts to bubble. 
  5. Let mixture bubble for 30 seconds, stirring often before removing from heat.
  6. Let cool for 1 minutes before pouring into oat mixture, and stirring until fully combined.
  7. Pour into prepared baking pan, and press down very firmly. 
  8. Refrigerate for 2 hours, or freeze for 30 minutes before cutting into 12 bars.
  9. Store in a resealable container in the fridge for up to 10 days, or in the freezer for up to 2 months.

Notes

  • Top bars with extra parchment, plastic wrap, or coat hands in oil before pressing down to keep from sticking.
  • Can use maple syrup instead of honey to make vegan-friendly.

*nutrition facts are estimated.

  • Category: Snacks
  • Method: No-Cook
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 bar
  • Calories: 199
  • Sugar: 17
  • Sodium: 51
  • Fat: 10
  • Saturated Fat: 1
  • Unsaturated Fat: 9
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 26
  • Fiber: 2
  • Protein: 3
  • Cholesterol: 0

Keywords: walnuts, snack, granola, vegetarian, recipe