This week’s Cooking With Kids recipe is almost too simple, yet the results are fantastic. It’s also a recipe that is very easy to sub Gluten Free/Allergy Friendly ingredients if needed. They last up to a week in an airtight container, making it super easy to make on the weekend and have ready for snacks all week long! Ready to get started? Check the recipe below for your list of ingredients and then follow these simple steps to make your own homemade granola bars.
- 1½ cups old fashioned oats
- 1 cup coconut (shredded)
- ½ cup flour (can sub ground flax or GF flour)
- ¼ cup vegetable oil (can sub coconut oil)
- ½ cup brown sugar
- ¼ cup honey (can sub agave or maple syrup)
- ½ tsp salt 2 tsp cinnamon
- First, dump ALL the ingredients together in a mixer.
- Add in any of your favorite ingredients like chocolate chips, nuts, etc.
- Mix well.
- Spread the granola mix out on your baking sheet, making sure to keep it about the same thickness all the way across.
- Once it’s done, cut it while it’s still warm because once it cools it’s crunchy and harder to cut. Use a pizza cutter and cut into “bars.”
- Let the bars cool on the pan. Separate once they’re cool enough to touch and have hardened.
- Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 1 week.
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