- Published Jun 4th
- Ready In1h 10m
Cocoa-Coconut Granola Bars Ingredients
The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Cocoa-Coconut Granola Bars for 12 servings:
- 2 cups rolled oats
- 1/2 cup flax seed meal
- 1/2 cup sliced almonds
- 1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
- 1/4 cup chia seeds (optional)
- 1/2 cup honey
- 1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
- 2 tablespoons coconut oil
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 teaspoon coconut extract
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 5 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
Cocoa-Coconut Granola Bars Cooking Instructions
- Ready In1h 10m
To cook Cocoa-Coconut Granola Bars, you need about 15 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Cocoa-Coconut Granola Bars is about 45 minutes , and you can serve your Cocoa-Coconut Granola Bars within 1 hour 10 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Cocoa-Coconut Granola Bars easily:
- 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9-inch square baking dish.
- 2 Spread rolled oats, flax seed meal, sliced almonds, shredded coconut, and chia seeds onto a baking sheet.
- 3 Toast oats mixture in preheated oven, stirring every 5 minutes, until lightly toasted, about 15 minutes.
- 4 Reduce oven heat to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C).
- 5 Combine honey, brown sugar, coconut oil, vanilla extract, coconut extract, ground cinnamon, and salt together in a saucepan over medium-low heat; cook and stir until the sugar is completely dissolved, about 3 minutes. Stir cocoa powder into the honey mixture until dissolved.
- 6 Mix toasted oat mixture and the honey mixture in a large bowl and stir until the dry ingredients are coated; spread into the prepared baking dish and press into an even layer.
- 7 Bake in preheated oven until golden brown, 18 to 20 minutes.
- 8 Cool bars in pan for 10 minutes, immediately cut into squares, and remove from pan.
- Cook's Notes:
- This recipe is very versatile. You can add dried fruits, chocolate chips, or other grains and spices.
- The sweeteners are interchangeable as well. My favorite combo is half raw agave nectar and half maple syrup, but you can even use maple syrup.
Per Serving: 225 calories; 10.8 grams of fat; 30.8 grams of carbohydrates; 4.6 grams of protein; 0 milligrams of cholesterol; 103 milligrams of sodium.