This breakfast bar checks all the boxes for me – easy to make that is packed with nuts, seeds, fruit, and grains. It has to be delicious and not taste as my husband would say – like chipboard.

I love to toast my oats and nuts for a deeper flavour, but you can skip this step if you are short on time.

These are great for breakfast on the go with some fresh fruit, and they also make a great snack.

Enjoy!

Banana Walnut Muffin Recipe Alt Text

Makes

12 bars

Prep Time:

20 minutes

Cook Time:

5 minutes

Good For:

breakfast

Ingredients

  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/4 cup chopped nuts
  • 1/4 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup cashew or any nut butterĀ 
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup chopped dark chocolate

How to make Easy Breakfast Bars

Check out our easy step by step video

Step by Step Instructions

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 350 F

Step 2

Grease an 8 x 8 inch pan and baseline with parchment paper with an overhang on 2 sides for easy lifting

Step 3

Sprinkle the oats, coconut, chopped nuts, and sunflower seeds on a baking tray and toast in the oven for 5 minutes, stir and bake for another 5 or 6 minutes until gently toasted

Step 4

Remove the tray from the oven and transfer to a bowl and stir in the raisins

Step 5

In a pan, melt the honey, brown sugar, oil, and cashew butter together and gently simmer for 1 minute stirring to ensure it doesn’t burn

Step 6

Stir in the vanilla and salt

Step 7

Pour this mix over the nut mixture and stir well

Step 8

Pour into your prepared pan and press down firmly

Step 9

Sprinkle the chopped chocolate over the top of the bars and press in with the back of a spoon

Step 10

Refrigerate for 2 hours, then remove from the pan and cut into bars

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Easy Breakfast Bars

This breakfast bar checks all the boxes for me - easy to make that is packed with nuts, seeds, fruit, and grains. It has to be delicious and not taste as my husband would say - like chipboard.
I love to toast my oats and nuts for a deeper flavour, but you can skip this step if you are short on time.
These are great for breakfast on the go with some fresh fruit, and they also make a great snack.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 16
Calories 179 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/4 cup chopped nuts
  • 1/4 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup cashew or any nut butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup chopped dark chocolate

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 350 F
  • Grease an 8 x 8 inch pan and baseline with parchment paper with an overhang on 2 sides for easy lifting
  • Sprinkle the oats, coconut, chopped nuts, and sunflower seeds on a baking tray and toast in the oven for 5 minutes, stir and bake for another 5 or 6 minutes until gently toasted
  • Remove the tray from the oven and transfer to a bowl and stir in the raisins
  • In a pan, melt the honey, brown sugar, oil, and cashew butter together and gently simmer for 1 minute stirring to ensure it doesn't burn
  • Stir in the vanilla and salt
  • Pour this mix over the nut mixture and stir well
  • Pour into your prepared pan and press down firmly
  • Sprinkle the chopped chocolate over the top of the bars and press in with the back of a spoon
  • Refrigerate for 2 hours, then remove from the pan and cut into bars

Nutrition Facts per serving

Calories: 179kcalCarbohydrates: 18gProtein: 3gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 43mgPotassium: 144mgFiber: 2gSugar: 9gVitamin A: 2IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 24mgIron: 1mg

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