Cherry Chocolate Almond Granola Bars
These cherry chocolate granola bars are the perfect meal prep item through the week. Studded with dried bing cherries, semi-sweet chocolate and toasted almonds, these homemade granola bars are hard to resist.
Preheat the oven to 350.
Line an 8x8 metal baking dish with parchment paper. Set aside.
Add the oats and sliced almonds to a baking tray.
Lightly toast in the oats and almonds in the oven for 5-10 minutes. Remove and set aside.
Next, add peanut butter, honey, salt, and vanilla to a small mixing bowl. Stir until well combined.
Add the oats and almonds to the peanut butter mixture.
Finely chop the dried bing cherries and semi-sweet chocolate bar then add it to the bowl.
Mix until everything is well combined.
Add the mixture to the prepared baking dish.
Using the back of a metal or plastic measuring cup press the granola mixture down until it is evenly spread across the pan.
Cover with a layer of parchment paper and refrigerate for 45 minutes to an hour before slicing.
Option to freeze these bars as well.
Serving: 1serving, Calories: 332kcal, Carbohydrates: 35g, Protein: 10g, Fat: 19g, Saturated Fat: 4g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g, Monounsaturated Fat: 9g, Trans Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 1mg, Sodium: 143mg, Potassium: 290mg, Fiber: 5g, Sugar: 18g, Vitamin A: 122IU, Vitamin C: 1mg, Calcium: 53mg, Iron: 2mg