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Chocolate Almond Vegan Granola Bars

  • Author: Abby Bayatpour
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x
  • Category: Snack
  • Method: Mixed
  • Cuisine: American


A quick and easy chocolate almond vegan granola bar recipe perfect for snacking or dessert! Vegan and can be made gluten-free.


  • 1 1/2 cups rolled oats
  • 1 cup cashew butter
  • 1/2 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup almonds, chopped
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate, chopped


  1. Line an 8×8 square pan with parchment paper. Grease the parchment paper and set aside pan.
  2. In a blender or food processor fitted with a blade, place 1/2 cup of the rolled oats in the bowl and blend until finely ground to almost a flour-like consistency.
  3. Place the ground oats in a large bowl, add the remaining rolled oats, cashew butter, maple syrup, salt, and vanilla extract. Mix until fully incorporated and all oats are covered in the cashew butter/maple syrup mixture.
  4. Fold in the chopped almonds and chocolate, incorporating throughout. Press the mixture into the prepared square pan until mixture is evenly distributed.
  5. Freeze for at least 2 hours, or until firm. Cut into squares and serve immediatley, storing any leftovers in the freezer.


I used a combo of Cookie and Kate’s granola bar recipe and The Faux Martha’s baking wisdom to create these perfect vegan granola bars.


  • Serving Size: 1 bar
  • Calories: 360
  • Sugar: 10
  • Sodium: 2
  • Fat: 23
  • Carbohydrates: 34
  • Protein: 8

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