Strawberry Chocolate Almond Granola Squares
These simply made granola squares are delightfully chewy and packed with flavor! They’re also a wonderful snack for when you’re on-the-go and need a little “pick-me-up”!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Servings: 9 bars
- 2 cups rolled oats
- 3/4 cup Almond Butter no sugar added
- 1/3 cup Honey or maple syrup if vegan
- 1/3 cup freeze-dried strawberries crushed into small pieces
- 1/3 cup semi-sweet mini chocolate chips
- 1/3 cup sliced almonds raw and unsalted
- 1.5 tsp pure vanilla extract
- 1/4 tsp Sea Salt
Preheat oven to 350℉.
Spread oats and almonds in an even layer onto a baking sheet pan — bake for ~10 minutes, or until lightly toasted, aromatic, and lightly golden browned. Set Aside.
While that toasts, combine in a medium mixing bowl honey: almond butter, vanilla, and salt — mix until smooth and well-incorporated.
Next, stir in the toasted oats and almonds until well-combined.
Mix in chocolate chips and freeze-dried strawberries until incorporated.
Line an 8x8 baking pan with parchment paper — add the mixture and spread it out into an even and smooth layer.
Chill in the freezer for ~45-60 minutes, or until quite set/firm.
Once set, remove from freezer and from the 8x8 pan — cut into a 3x3 grid, yielding 9 equally sized granola squares.
Serve, store in the fridge or freezer, and enjoy!
Snack serving suggestion: enjoy with a side of fresh vegetables, fruit, nuts, or cheese!
Nutrition for 1 out of 9 servings:
8.5g Protein | 35.6g Carbs | 19.3g Fat | 5.9g Fiber | 336 Calories