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vegan fruit and nut bars
Vegan Fruit and Nut Bars
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
45 mins
Total Time
1 hr
 

These super simple vegan fruit and nut bars are packed full of fruit, nuts and full of vitamins and nutrients. Skip the store bought granola bars and make your own at home.

Course: Snack
Cuisine: gluten free, Healthy, Vegan
Servings: 12
Calories: 354 kcal
Author: Vicky Berman
Ingredients
  • 2 cups gluten-free steel cut oats
  • 3/4 cup walnuts chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1/4 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1/3 cup slivered almonds
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup golden raisins
  • 1 cup figs chopped
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds
  • pinch nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup almond butter
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons agave
  • 1/4 cup honey use agave for vegan version
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a deep baking pan with parchment paper (making sure it goes up the sides of the pan).
  2. In the baking pan combine the oats, walnuts, almonds, chia seeds, pumpkin seeds and sunflower seeds. Mix until evenly combined and bake for 10 minutes. Remove from oven.
  3. In a separate bowl combine almond butter, vanilla extract, agave, honey (if using) and coconut oil.
  4. Pour the baked oats mix into a separate large bowl and add the cranberries, raisins, figs, nutmeg and cinnamon. Toss until evenly combined. Add the mixed up wet ingredients and stir to combine until smooth.
  5. Pour the mixture back in the pan and bake for 30-40 minutes until they are brown around the edges.
  6. Make sure to cool the mix completely before cutting them into bars. Use a serrated knife to cut them into bars or square. Store bars wrapped up in plastic wrap.
Recipe Notes

Recipe adapted from Smitten Kitchen

Nutrition Facts
Vegan Fruit and Nut Bars
Amount Per Serving
Calories 354 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Fat 20g31%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Sodium 2mg0%
Potassium 174mg5%
Carbohydrates 37g12%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 14g16%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 5IU0%
Vitamin C 0.2mg0%
Calcium 64mg6%
Iron 2.1mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.