These vegan pumpkin granola bars are my favorite.


I always have granola bars on hand - they're great for a quick snack, to crumble into your cereal, or to eat before a morning jog. These vegan pumpkin granola bars are my favorite.

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The perfect combo of chewy and crunchy, this delicious granola will get you and your family excited about eating healthy. Here's the recipe:

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup of rice crispies (we went with organic)
  • 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons of oat flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 a teaspoon of pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/4 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup of mini vegan chocolate chips
  • 1/3 cup of pumpkin seeds (raw or roasted)
  • 1 tablespoon of brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons of melted coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup of maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup of pumpkin puree
  • 1 teaspoon of pure vanilla extract
These vegan pumpkin granola bars are my favorite.


Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F
  2. Line a pan with parchment paper, and set aside.
  3. Stir together all the dry ingredients in a large bowl.
  4. Mix the wet ingredients in a separate bowl.
  5. Pour the dry mixture into the wet mixture, and mix evenly.
  6. Whisk until all the batter is wet and ingredients have all mixed well.
  7. Place on parchment paper (pan) and create a rectangle shape with the "dough."
  8. Put in oven for 15-20 minutes. (until it looks golden brown).
  9. Cool, and cut into smaller pieces.
  • You can keep these in the fridge for a week.