Chocolate Coconut Energy Bars

12 Servings
15 min
Prep Time
45 min
Total Time

Loaded with satisfying ingredients like chia seeds, hazelnuts and coconut, these energy bars are an after-school snack favorite!


Ingredients
  • 2 cups Cascadian Farmâ„¢ Organic Dark Chocolate Almond Granola
  • 1/2 cup chopped hazelnuts
  • 1/3 cup coconut flakes
  • 1/4 cup chia seeds
  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 3/4 cup peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
Preparation
  1. Step 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line an 8"x8" pan with parchment.
  2. Step 2
    In a medium bowl, mix together the granola, hazelnuts, 1/4 cup coconut flakes, and chia seeds. In a separate bowl, mash the banana until smooth. Stir in the peanut butter, honey, and vanilla until incorporated.
  3. Step 3
    Pour the peanut butter and banana mixture into the granola. Stir to combine and coat. Press the mixture into the parchment-lined pan. Sprinkle with remaining coconut flakes and a handful of chopped hazelnuts.
  4. Step 4
    Bake for 25-28 minutes, until center is set. Remove from the oven and allow to cool before cutting into bars.