Granola Bars

Quick and easy granola bars where you choose the flavours that suit you. With no added salt, these bars beat the shop bought ones on taste, healthiness and price. What’s not to love?

Granola Bars

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 10 bars


  • 185 g rolled oats
  • 60 g plain flour
  • 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 75 g butter (softened)
  • 90 g honey
  • 2 1/2 tbsp dark brown soft sugar
  • 170 g your choice of filling (nuts, dried fruit, chocolate chips etc.)


  1. Preheat your oven to 170 deg C.

  2. If you are not using silicon bar moulds, then lightly grease a paper lined 20x20cm baking dish.

The main granola bar mix

  1. In a large mixing bowl combine the oats, flour, bicarb, vanilla, butter, honey and dark brown soft sugar.

  2. Stir in the filling of choice.

Filling choices (some examples)

  1. Dried coconut and dried pineapple

  2. Mixed nuts and dried cherries

  3. Chocolate chips

The bake

  1. Lightly press mixture into the prepared dish or silicon moulds.

  2. Bake at 170 deg C for 18 to 22 minutes or until golden brown.

  3. Leave to cool for 10 minutes then tip out and if necessary, cut into slices.

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