Granola Bars

Total Time
10 mins
15 mins

Since so many elementary schools are nut free zones, I like making these for my kids to take as wholesome snacks since taking a store bought granola bar would be considered unsafe for those around them with nut allergies. We all LOVE this recipe! Enjoy!

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  • 4 cups oatmeal
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup coconut
  • 14 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 12 teaspoon salt
  • 34 cup vegetable oil
  • 34 cup honey (OR 1/2 cup honey, 1/4 cup molasses , OR 1/2 cup honey, 1/4 cup corn syrup depending on your taste)
  • raisins, chocolate chips, Craisins (or whatever you prefer to add)


  1. Mix dry ingredients together well.
  2. Add oil and honey.
  3. Mix well. Get your fingers in there and mix it until all is blended and sticky feeling. If you don't, they will turn out crumbly.
  4. Add raisins and whatever else you enjoy.
  5. Firmly press into jelly roll pan (12 x 15 inch).
  6. Bake 15 to 20 minutes at 375°F They will look puffy and soft when you take them out.
  7. Don't wait until they are brown or they will be very hard.
  8. Cut into squares while still warm. (I find a pizza cutter works well.).