Homemade Organic Granola Bars Recipe

Organic Granola Bars Recipe

Granola Bars are a big snack time favorite around the Hatland house. Though if you have ever taken the time to read some of the brands you find on the shelf at your local grocer, you just maybe a little disappointed in the ingredients. What is the magical solution if we as parents don’t like what our kids are putting in their mouths? We rewrite the recipe to create a delicious, healthy for you creation!

Homemade Organic Granola Bars


Ingredients (must include list):

  • 2 cups creamy peanut butter
  • 1 cup honey
  • 4 cups regular rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup oat bran
  • 1/4 cup water

Mix & match ingredients (you choose!):

  • 1/4 cup shredded coconut
  • 1/4 cup almonds, sliced
  • 1/4 cup walnuts, crushed
  • 1/4 cup pecans, crushed
  • 1/4 cup sesame seeds
  • 1/4 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup dried dates, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup dried apricots, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips

In process


  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the first five ingredients.
  2. After selecting from the ‘Mix & match’ ingredients, stir them 2-3 at a time into the now sticky mixture.
  3. Smush into large 9×12″ pan.
  4. Place in fridge for one hour.
  5. Cut into squares
  6. Enjoy!

Tip: Bars may be wrapped individually in plastic wrap and frozen.

Bars In Pan

About the author
Mrs. Hatland is a 30-something married, mom of 7 and the face behind the popular online publication, Motherhood Defined. Known as the Iowa Mom blogger by her local peers and “The Fairy Blogmother” worldwide. She has professional experience in working closely with clients on brand ambassadorships, client outreach services, content creation and creative social media advertising exposure.

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