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Crunchy Gluten-free Granola Bars


Amazingly crunchy, gluten-free granola bars that are sweet, delicious and filling. These bars make a quick snack on the go and are a great way to begin the day!


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  • 5 cups of puffed rice cereal
  • 1/4 cup of cashew nuts, chopped into small pieces
  • 1/4 cup of sesame seeds
  • 1/4 cup of sunflower seeds
  • 1/2 cup of apples, diced
  • 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  • 2/3 cup of butter, melted
  • 2/3 cup of honey


  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 deg. Fahrenheit (175 deg. Celsius)
  2. Grease a large rectangular baking tray with butter of non-stick cooking spray
  3. In a large bowl, place the puffed rice cereal, chopped cashew nuts, sesame seeds, sunflower seeds, diced apples, and ground cinnamon. Mix well until ingredients are homogeneously distributed.
  4. Mix melted butter and honey together, then pour over the dry ingredients.
  5. Mix well until dry ingredients are fully-coated with the butter-honey mixture.
  6. Pour the granola mixture into the prepared baking tray, and spread it until it covers the entire surface area. Use the back of a spoon to compact the mixture as evenly as possible.
  7. Bake granola mixture in the oven for 30 to 35 minutes.
  8. After removing the baking tray from the oven, use the back of a spoon to compact the mixture even further.
  9. Let granola mixture cool completely (wait 30 to 40 minutes) before cutting with a sharp knife into bars of your liking.
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 35 mins
  • Category: Snacks
  • Cuisine: Gluten-free
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