Sweet and Tart Vegan Granola Bar Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Sweet and Tart Vegan Granola Bar Recipe
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Sweet and Tart Vegan Granola Bar

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"These chewy granola bars are packed with all sorts of nutrient-dense ingredients like dried cherries, sliced almonds, shredded coconut, and dark chocolate. This bar will fill you up and provide you with a lot of energy for times when you are on the go."

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Original recipe makes 1 7x11 1/2-inch pan Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    20 mins

    1 hr


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Lightly grease a 7x11 1/2-inch pan.
  2. Mix oats, chocolate chips, flour, agave nectar, cherries, applesauce, almonds, coconut, sunflower seeds, brown sugar, baking soda, and vanilla extract together in a large mixing bowl. Lightly press mixture into the prepared pan.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown, 18 to 20 minutes. Cool for 10 minutes before cutting into bars. Let bars cool completely before removing from pan.
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Sep 20, 2014

Delicious. Honey was substituted for agave and cranberries for cherries because those were on hand. Thanks Ali

Nov 25, 2013

I inadvertently left out brown sugar and the bars were very good still.

Jun 26, 2013

I made these gluten-free with coconut flour instead of all-purpose, and messed up the recipe halfway through, and they STILL turned out delicious. I substituted dried blueberries for the cherries, and left out the shredded coconut, since these were for a work function and I know a lot of people don't like the texture. I got a huge number of compliments from a lot of coworkers, even ones who AREN'T vegan or gluten-intolerant. :)

Apr 25, 2013

Super easy to make and really delicious! I substituted cranberries for the cherries. Yummy!

May 17, 2014

The kids loved these!

Sep 04, 2013

I made this granola for my grand daughter who has dairy and egg allergies, she sent me a note with 5thums up. I liked it a lot, but better yet she liked it ....

Jul 10, 2013

Love this granola recipe that does not need dairy or oil! I made it for my daughters first swim meet and shared with friends to rave reviews. I did not have the correct pan size, but it was solid enough to shape into the perfect sized rectangle in a larger pan. The mix looked dry, but it baked up perfect with enough moisture while still holding its shape. Making right now for a weeks worth of quick snack on the way to swim practice.

Apr 28, 2013

These turned out delicious! I also substituted cranberries for the cherries since I bought them in bulk and they were cheaper. I used honey because I want to go vegan but wanted to use up the honey that I had left.


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  • Calories
  • 198 kcal
  • 10%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 33.6 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 6.2 g
  • 10%
  • Fiber
  • 3.2 g
  • 13%
  • Protein
  • 3.8 g
  • 8%
  • Sodium
  • 47 mg
  • 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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