Peanut Granola bars

Peanut Granola bars

These peanut granola bars are very easy to make and are high in nutrients, including fibre and protein, making them the perfect snack on the go while training and exercising. The combination of nuts, oats, and seeds all combined contributes to healthy fats, complex carbohydrates, and essential proteins.

Serves:  12
Dietary: vegan, vegetarian, milk-free, egg-free, soya-free, sesame-free,
Contains; nuts (peanut butter, Brazil nuts), gluten (oats)
Preparation time: 10 minutes,
Cooking time: 


1½ cups (120 g) Oats (check weight)
½ cup (70 g) Brazil nuts
1 Tbsp (12 g) Pumpkin seeds
1 Tbsp (10 g) sunflower seeds
2 Tbsp (20 g) Chia seeds
2 Tbsp( 20 g) Flax seeds
¼ cup (85 g) Honey (check weight)
1 cup (200 g) Smooth Peanut butter (check weight)



  1. Wash hands
  2. Place peanut butter and honey into a mixing bowl and place in the microwave for 30 seconds to a minute.
  3. Add your Brazil nuts and seeds into a food processor and mix.
  4. Once this is done and your peanut butter mixture is melted, add the dry ingredients you mixed in the food processor along with the oats.
  5. Mix this well.
  6. Place parchment paper down in a suitable baking tray and place your mixture in.
  7. Pat down until the mixture is evenly spread and flat.
  8. Place in the fridge and allow it to set for about 30 minutes.


This recipe has been donated by Aoife Kelly, Student Nutritionist at GMIT



Per serving: per bar
Total calories: 233 kcal
Fat:  15.0 g
 of which saturates: 3.5 g
Carbohydrate: 14.0 g
 of which sugars: 6.7 g
Fibre: 3.5 g
Protein:  7.6 g
Salt: 0.15 g



  • In just one bar, it contains minerals, including potassium, phosphorus, manganese, selenium, magnesium, and some vitamins, including vitamin E and B vitamins thiamin (B1), Niacin (B3) B5, Folate and Biotin (B7).
  • One bar also is a good source of fibre and protein.



  • This can be done with almond butter instead of peanut butter.
  • Different nuts can be added of preference along with sultanas or dried fruit to mix up the flavour.


Checked by Kathy Lewis, Registered Nutritionist


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