Easy-to-make Granola bars

10 minutes

15 minutes

Yield: Makes 12 bars

Make these easy granola bars for your next hike!


2½ cups roasted nuts trail-mix

20 medjool dates

½ cup dried apricots

2 Tbs almond butter

½ cup unsweetened shredded coconut

3 tbs ground flax

¼ tsp ground cinnamon

½ tsp sea salt

¼ cup chocolate chips


  1. Pre-heat oven to 350º F. Line an 8x8 baking tin with foil.
  2. Pulse the nuts and add to a medium bowl with coconut, flax, cinnamon, chocolate and salt.
  3. Pulse the dates and apricots in a food processor until they are pasty.
  4. Add the date mixture to the coconut mixture and mix together with your hands until fully incorporated. Scrape into the foil lined pan.
  5. Bake for 15 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour or overnight.
  6. Remove from foil. Cut and wrap into individual servings and keep handy for a snack while you hike. Will keep for 1 - 2 weeks in the fridge.

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