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Healthy Peanut Butter & Chocolate Chip Granola Bars with a glass of milk

Healthy Chocolate Chip & Peanut Butter Granola Bars

Not all granola bars are created equal — some contain as much sugar as a candy bar! However, these healthy Peanut Butter Granola Bars are guaranteed to satisfy your sweet tooth (without all the processed sugars in many store-bought versions!)

Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 317 kcal
Author Jennifer

Ingredients

  • 2 cups steel-cut oats (or rolled oats)
  • 1 1/2 cups natural peanut butter
  • 2 Tablespoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup cacao nibs (or mini chocolate chips)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F. Line a baking pan with a square of parchment paper and set aside.
  2. Stir the oats, honey, cinnamon, salt and peanut butter together. Taste and adjust the sweetness or add a bit more salt to help round out the natural peanut butter.

  3. Press the oat mixture into the prepared pan, and bake for 12-15 minutes. Immediately sprinkle or press the nibs or chocolate chips over top of the pb bliss bars.

  4. Allow to cool before cutting into squares. 

Recipe Notes

Note: Nutrition information is a rough estimate only; actual values will vary based on the exact ingredients used and amount of recipe prepared.

Nutrition Facts
Healthy Chocolate Chip & Peanut Butter Granola Bars
Amount Per Serving
Calories 317 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19g 29%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Sodium 341mg 14%
Potassium 209mg 6%
Total Carbohydrates 27g 9%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 5g
Protein 12g 24%
Calcium 3.1%
Iron 9.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.