Almond Granola Bars Recipe is  a dietitian approved quick snack loaded with fiber and healthy unsaturated fats and so easy to prepare.  This recipe is also gluten-free, vegetarian, budget friendly, and kid-friendly. This recipe uses almond butter, almonds, oats and dates to make a tasty and healthy snack.

Almond Granola Bars

A quick snack loaded with fiber and healthy unsaturated fats!
Course: Appetizers and Snacks, Breakfast, Desserts
Cuisine: American, Gluten Free, Vegetarian
Keyword: Budget-friendly, Easy, Fiber, Kid-friendly, Make ahead, Meal prep, No cooking, Whole grain
Cooking Method: Food Processor, Stove Top
Condition: Dairy Free, Diabetes, Gluten Free, Heart Health, Low Sodium, PCOS, Vegetarian
Servings: 10 servings


  • 1 cup dates pitted
  • 1 cup almonds chopped
  • 1 1/2 cup oats
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup almond butter Justin's Honey Almond Butter


  • Place dates in a food processor. Blend well (mixture may form a ball, or several balls). Place in a large bowl.
  • To the bowl with dates, add the almonds and oats and mix. Set aside.
  • Heat honey and almond butter in a saucepan on low until melted. Pour into dates, almonds, and oats bowl. Mix well, breaking up the dates. Spray your hands with some cooking spray and and use your hands to mix once the mixture has cooled.
  • Spray an 8x8 pan with cooking spray. Spray the bottom of a flat sturdy drinking class with cooking spray. Pour the mixture into the pan, and then press down with the bottom of the glass until everything is compact.
  • Chill in the fridge for 30 minutes.
  • Cut the bars into 10 pieces. Enjoy!


Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 14g | Sodium: 28mg | Potassium: 292mg | Fiber: 5g

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There are so many different ways that you can make recipes healthier like these recipes above by simply adding some dates for additional fiber and also almonds for additional protein.  We believe that eating a wide variety of foods is key to good health and that all foods fit in a healthy diet.

We hope you enjoy our Almond Granola Bars. Please let us know what you think of them in the comments below.

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Nutrition info is an estimate and may contain errors. s

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Klara Knezevic is a registered dietitian nutritionist based in Maryland. She has over a decade of experience in the nutrition field and currently serves as the CEO and co-owner of Rebecca Bitzer and Associates, one of the largest nutrition private practices in the country. Klara is passionate about sharing practical nutrition tips to help you feel confident in the choices that you make. Coauthor of Cooking with Food Sensitivities Survival Guide and Nourished: 10 Ingredients to Happy, Healthy Eating.