I have always loved Granola bars. Honestly whats there not to love? Sweet, chewy and healthy (well depends on the ingredients) . So I wanted to introduce these bars to my kids. Both kids love sweet things  (takes after their parents I guess). Summer vacations are on and healthy snacks need to be kept handy.

When I first heard about Granola I wondered what it is.  So for the uninitiated, this is what Wikipedia has to say about it

Granola is a breakfast food and snack food consisting of rolled oats, nuts, honey or other sweeteners, such as brown sugar, and sometimes puffed rice, that is usually baked until it is crisp, toasted and golden brown. It is often combined into a bar form, which makes it easy to carry for packed lunches, hiking, or other outdoor activities.”

The main ingredients for this Granola are Oats, Dates, honey, peanut butter, and almonds.

Granola Bar Ingredients
Granola Bar Ingredients

All ingredients are healthy. If you are making this for your kids remember to chop the almonds finely and dry roast them.  I would generally store these granola bars in a fridge in an air tight container.  These bars store well for more than a week and very handy for snacking.

While looking for a recipe, particularly a no-bake one I came across this recipe at Minimalist Baker.  After I made this quick no bake oats and dates bar the fussy eater  loved it. The older one does not like peanut butter and did not like the granola bar as well.