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Homemade Good 4 U Granola Bars

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Kids love granola bars. It’s a quick go-to breakfast bar or snack. 

This recipe is packed with nutrients that makes them delicious and healthy.

You can add options like dried cranberries, nuts, peanut butter and more. 

Enjoy making these with your kids. It is always good for kids to know what’s in the food they are eating. 

Kids baking club - easy baking recipes for kids

Here is what you need

  • 2 1/2 Cups toasted oatmeal
  • 1/2 Cup sliced almonds (optional)
  • 1/2 cup ground flaxseed
  • 2 Tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 Cup chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup dried cranberries-optional
  • 3 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup avocado or canola oil
  • 1/2 cup honey or maple syrup
  • 2 egg whites.

Getting ready to make & bake:

  • baking sheet
  • baking pan (8×8)
  • two bowls
  • measuring cups and spoons

Print and follow recipe below. 

Pour into 8 x 8 pan. Bake 20 minutes in 350 F pre-heated oven. Cool and cut into squares. Enjoy!!!

look what kids are making
Kids baking club - easy baking recipes for kids

Homemade Granola Bars

Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 12 servings


  • baking pan
  • baking sheet
  • bowls
  • measuring cups


  • 2 1/2 Cups oats
  • 1/2 Cup sliced almonds (optional)
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1/2 Cup ground flaxseed
  • 1 Cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 3/4 Cup dried cranberries (optional)
  • 3 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/2 Cup avocado or canola oil
  • 1/2 Cup honey or maple syrup
  • 2 large eggs (need only the egg whites)


  • Layer oats and nuts on a baking sheet. Toss with small amount of oil just to coat. Bake in preheated 350 F oven for 12 minutes. This will toast the oats and nuts to give extra flavor. Let cool.
  • In a bowl, mix together oats, nuts, chia seeds, flaxseed, and chocolate chips. Add dried cranberries (optional).
  • In another bowl, mix together brown sugar, oil, honey, and egg whites. Pour into oats. Mix well.
  • Pour mixture in lined (parchment paper) or greased 8 x 8 pan. Press mixture with spoon or damp hands.
  • Bake at 350 F preheated oven for 20 minutes. Cook and cut into squares.
Keyword granola, granola bars

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