Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Granola Bars -- This granola bar recipe is naturally vegan and gluten free and is packed with healthy ingredients. This takes snacking to a whole new level! - mindfulavocado
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Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Granola Bars

This granola bar recipe is naturally vegan and gluten free and is packed with healthy ingredients. This takes snacking to a whole new level!
Course Snack
Cuisine Gluten Free, Vegan
Keyword chocolate peanut butter snack, healthy homemade granola bars, snacks for kids lunches
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 20 squares
Calories 225
Author Amanda

Ingredients

  • 1.5 cup rolled oats
  • 3 Tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1 cup almonds roughly chopped
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup pretzels
  • 1 cup peanut butter or almond butter
  • 1/2 cup agave nectar

Instructions

  • In large mixing bowl, add oats, chia seeds, chopped almonds, chocolate chips, and pretzels
  • Add peanut butter and agave nectar to small pot and melt on low heat stirring frequently until peanut butter is completely smooth.
  • Pour peanut butter mixture over oats and mix together
  • Using a rubber spatula, add mixture to a parchment-lined 8 x 8 inch pan
  • Place in fridge for 20 minutes to set
  • Remove from fridge and cut in rectangles
  • Store in fridge to preserve freshness

Notes

An alternative method to melting the peanut butter and agave is to use the microwave. Be sure to microwave in 30 second increments to avoid burning.

Nutrition

Serving: 1square | Calories: 225kcal | Carbohydrates: 24.7g | Protein: 6.7g | Fat: 11.3g | Saturated Fat: 2.2g | Sodium: 146mg | Fiber: 3.7g | Sugar: 9g