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Healthy Nut-Free Granola Bars (No-Bake)

These No-bake, Healthy Nut-Free Granola Bars are school-safe and so simple to make! They are chewy, kid-friendly, and ideal for snacking.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: No-Bake Granola Bars, Nut-Free Granola Bars, School-Safe Granola Bars
Servings: 10 granola bars
Calories: 156calories


  • Line an 8x8-inch baking pan with parchment paper, leaving some overhang on the sides for easy removal. Set aside.
  • In the bowl of a food processor, process dates and honey until they form a paste.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the oats, cranberries, pumpkin seeds and coconut.
  • Add date mixture to oat mixture and mix, using your hands, until well combined. Transfer mixture to the prepared pan and firmly press into an even layer.
  • Chill in freezer for about 20 minutes until firm. Remove from freezer and lift granola mixture out of pan using overhang on sides. Cut into bars and serve.


  1. To make this recipe vegan, substitute the honey with maple syrup.
  2. To make this recipe gluten-free, use certified gluten-free rolled oats.
  3. Leftover granola bars can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks or in the freezer for up to 3 months.


Calories: 156calories | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 181mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 20IU | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 1mg