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Chewy Granola Bars

These no-bake Chewy Granola Bars are made with simple ingredients you likely already have in the pantry! Package them up for quick on-the-go snacks!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cool Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 15 mins
Course Snack
Servings 16 granola bars


  • 1 c creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 c honey
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 c old-fashioned oats
  • 1 c quick oats* (can do all old-fashioned or all quick)
  • 2/3 c trail mix (or a any mix of dried fruit, nuts, chocolate), chopped
  • 2 tbsp chocolate chips


  • In a large bowl, stir together the peanut butter, honey, vanilla and salt.
  • Add the oats and chopped trail mix; stir until it's all incorporated.
  • Press granola bar mixture into a parchment-lined 9x9 pan.
  • Lay a piece of parchment on top and use a flat measuring cup to press it down into an even layer.
  • Refrigerate for an hour or more.
  • Remove the parchment paper and cut into 16 bars.
  • Melt the chocolate chips and drizzle on top.


*Oats - You can used all quick or all old-fashioned oats if you just have one or the other.  I like the texture best when using a combination.
Keyword granola bars