How to Make No Bake Granola Bars

I saw this recipe for a 5 ingredient no bake granola bar from minimalistbaker.com and added my own twist. Hope you enjoy them!!

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How to Make No Bake Granola Bars Recipe
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Gather all your ingredients.

Gather all your ingredients.

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Preheat your oven to 350*F. This is if you want your oats toasted. I find the heated oats help bind everything together better.

Preheat your oven to 350*F. This is if you want your oats toasted. I find the heated oats help bind everything together better.

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This should only take about 10mins or so. I like to see some colour on them before I take them out.

This should only take about 10mins or so. I like to see some colour on them before I take them out.

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Chop up the nuts in a food processor. I just chopped the cashews and pistachios.

Chop up the nuts in a food processor. I just chopped the cashews and pistachios.

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Chop until you get the consistency of your choice. I like to have some chunky bits. This looks good.

Chop until you get the consistency of your choice. I like to have some chunky bits. This looks good.

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Now place the chopped nuts into a bowl.

Now place the chopped nuts into a bowl.

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Now place the sunflower and flax seed into bowl.

Now place the sunflower and flax seed into bowl.

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Place the dates in the food processor and pulse until finely chopped.

Place the dates in the food processor and pulse until finely chopped.

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When it's chopped enough it will form a ball. Place in bowl with the nuts.

When it's chopped enough it will form a ball. Place in bowl with the nuts.

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Now in a sauce pan, place the peanut butter, honey and maple syrup. Heat up on a low setting. We just want to heat it up not boil it.

Now in a sauce pan, place the peanut butter, honey and maple syrup. Heat up on a low setting. We just want to heat it up not boil it.

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Once heated up and mixed well, it's ready to add to the bowl.

Once heated up and mixed well, it's ready to add to the bowl.

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The oats are done and looking good.

The oats are done and looking good.

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Add the warm oats to the bowl.

Add the warm oats to the bowl.

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And add the honey mix to the bowl.

And add the honey mix to the bowl.

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Mix well so everything is coated.

Mix well so everything is coated.

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Get a pan to put the mix in. I lined the pan with parchment paper so I can get it out without sticking.

Get a pan to put the mix in. I lined the pan with parchment paper so I can get it out without sticking.

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Place the mix in pan.

Place the mix in pan.

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Flatten down the mix. Try to evenly spread the mix while flattening. Place in refrigerator to cool down. About 60mins should be enough time to cool.

Flatten down the mix. Try to evenly spread the mix while flattening. Place in refrigerator to cool down. About 60mins should be enough time to cool.

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Once cooled, cut into desired sizes. Using an 8x8 pan I get 12 bars about 1/2" thick.

Once cooled, cut into desired sizes. Using an 8x8 pan I get 12 bars about 1/2" thick.

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Enjoy your granola bars!! Don't be afraid to use different ingredients to get the best flavour for your taste.

Enjoy your granola bars!! Don't be afraid to use different ingredients to get the best flavour for your taste.

Ingredients

Cups Rolled oats 
1 Cup Pitted dates 
1 Cup Cashew nuts 
¼ Cups Pistachios 
1 Tablespoon Sunflower seeds 
1 Tablespoon Flax seed 
3 Tablespoons Honey  
Tablespoons Maple syrup 
Cups Peanut butter 
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