No Bake, Chewy Peanut Butter Granola Bars

No bake peanut butter granola bars packed with wholesome ingredients like chia seeds, flax, almonds, and dark chocolate. These chewy granola bars will be your new favorite grab-and-go snack!
No Bake, Chewy Peanut Butter Granola Bars

INGREDIENTS

  1. ½ cup creamy natural drippy peanut butter (just peanuts & salt)
  2. 1 1/2 tablespoons virgin coconut oil
  3. 3 tablespoons honey
  4. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  5. 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  6. ⅓ cup flaxseed meal
  7. 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  8. ½ cup old fashioned rolled oats, gluten free if desired
  9. 1/3 cup roasted almonds, roughly chopped* (or sub chopped pecans)
  10. ¼ cup unsweetened shredded coconut

For on top:

  • 2 tablespoons roasted almonds, roughly chopped
  • 2 tablespoons dark chocolate chips
  • ½ teaspoon coconut oil

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Add peanut butter, coconut oil, honey, vanilla and cinnamon to a medium saucepan and place over low heat. Stir every so often until the mixture is smooth and creamy. Remove from heat and immediately stir in flaxseed meal, chia and oats. Fold in almonds and shredded coconut and stir until combined.
  • Line an 8x4 inch loaf pan with parchment paper; pour granola bar mixture in and spread out evenly, then press down in the pan very firmly. Press remaining roasted almonds on top.