Vegan Sunbutter Granola Bars
No Bake Sunbutter Granola Bars. These 5 Ingredients Sunbutter Oatmeal Bars are great for snacking. Freezer friendly and versatile. Vegan Glutenfree Nutfree Soyfree Recipe
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Chill time30 mins
Total Time15 mins
- 1 cup oats (use certified gluten-free if needed)
- 1 cup sunbutter
- 1/4 cup + 1 tbsp maple syrup
- 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
- 1/3 cup vegan chocolate chunks
- 1 tsp non dairy milk or coconut oil
Line an 8 inch brownie pan with parchment. Toast the oats on a skillet/saucepan for 5 to 6 mins, over medium heat. Remove from the pan.
Add the sunbutter and maple syrup and warm over medium low heat and mix. Warm to just about hot and well mixed. Take off heat.
Add the vanilla extract and mix in. Add the oats and mix in. Add a good pinch of salt if the sunbutter isnt salted.
Drop the mixture onto the prepared pan and spread it using a spatula.
Melt the chocolate with 1 tsp non dairy milk in a double boiler or microwave (bursts of 10 seconds) Whisk until smooth.
Drizzle chocolate all over the bars. Freeze for half an hour, then slice and store.Refrigerate for upto a week, freeze for upto a month.
Variations: Make this with any nutbutter or combination of sunbutter +nutbutters or other seed-nut butter combination.
Add some toasted seeds, chia seeds, hemp seeds with the oats. Add in some mini chocolate chips or dried fruit such as dried cranberries, dates or blueberries
Shape the oat sunbutter mixture into balls and drizzle melted chocolate on the balls.
Oats sub: Use other grain flakes such as quinoa flakes
Chocolate sub: Omit the chocolate topping or add a drizzle of melted coconut butter.
Nutrition is for 1 bar.
Calories: 146kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 6mg | Potassium: 41mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 10IU | Vitamin C: 0.4mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 1mg