Granola bars filled with yummy flavours such as coconut, maple, honey, cinnamon and chocolate chips is the best way to start off the new year, don’t you think?
Ok, how scrumptious looking are these babies?! When I had my first bite all I could think about was how lucky that I had a 2nd and a 3rd bite coming too! I love the crunch, coconut and chocolate in every mouthful.
Best of all, these are super easy to make and kids and adults alike are going to gobble these up. They’re filling too and one bar is going to see you through your hunger pangs.
These are great for breakfast, the kid’s lunches or after school snack. Take one to work to get you through the 2pm slot where you wish you had a bed in your office for a quick nap. One warning – the yumminess is addictive!
About the Baker
Michelle is my friend, hair stylist and all around amazing person. She may be younger than me but she is my role model because she leads a life of courage, class and joyfulness!
She has agreed to do some baking for the blog and I’m so excited because she has embarked on a healthy eating journey with her husband and two young children. I can’t wait to share her recipes! I am also looking forward to sharing her life story with you with her next dish. You’ll come to love her and admire her just as I have.
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Coconut Chocolate Chip Granola Bars
Granola bars filled with yummy flavours such as coconut, maple, honey, cinnamon and chocolate chips is the best way to start off the new year.
3 cups oats
2 tablespoons coconut oil (melted)
2 tablespoons coconut palm sugar
2 tablespoons maple syrup
1/4 cup raw honey
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 cup shredded coconut
1/2 cup chocolate chip
Preheat oven to 350 F
Toast oats on a cookie sheet for 15 minutes. Once toasted, place in large bowl and set aside.
Line a 9x9 pan with parchment paper. Double the length so that you have enough to cover the pan as well as fold it over to cover the top as well.
Melt coconut oil in a small sauce pan on medium heat. Add coconut sugar, maple syrup, honey, vanilla, and cinnamon. Bring to a simmer over medium-high heat, stirring to ensure sugar dissolves. Remove from heat.
Pour sugar mixture over oats and stir to coat evenly. Add coconut and chocolate chips and combine well. Scrap the mixture into the prepared pan, spreading evenly.
Fold the parchment paper over the top of the granola, pressing hard to fill the corners of the pan and flatten. Continue to press until smooth and even.
Refrigerate overnight to harden. Cut and serve.
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value
Total Fat 6.3 g
Saturated Fat 4.5 g
Sodium 7 mg
Total Carbohydrates 21.8 g
Dietary Fiber 2.4 g
Sugars 9.6 g
Protein 2.8 g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.