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Oct 02 2014
3 years ago
12:11 PM MDT

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Granola Bars Recipe

Oct 02, 2014 @ 12:11 PM MDT
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Easy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Granola Bars Hip2Save

If you’re looking for a great portable snack this Fall, try adding pumpkin and chocolate chips to a batch of homemade granola bars. They are so yummy, very easy to make, and most importantly – kid approved (great for lunch boxes and for after school snacks). I even added some ground flaxseed for additional fiber.

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Granola Bars

Ingredients:

4 cups old fashioned oats
1/2 cup coconut oil
1/4 cup of brown sugar
1/4 cup ground Flaxseed
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup canned pumpkin puree
1/2 cup honey
1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 cup chocolate chips

How to make pumpkin granola bars Hip2Save
Directions: Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Line a baking pan with parchment paper. In a large bowl, mix together oats and flaxseed and set aside. In a separate bowl, mix honey, pumpkin, coconut oil, brown sugar, salt, pumpkin pie spice, and cinnamon. Add wet ingredients to the oatmeal and stir. Add in chocolate chips.  Press the mixture into the pan and flatten it really well with a spatula. Bake for about 20 minutes. Remove from oven and press down with a spatula again. Bake for another 20-25 minutes until brown. Let cool for at least 2 hours before cutting. Makes about 18-20 bars. I like to cut them and store in a Tupperware container with parchment paper to keep the bars separated.


Written by Lina for Hip2Save. Lina is a proud mom of 2 small kids who loves photography, all holidays, cooking, thrift store makeovers, bargain shopping, and DIY makeovers. Her goal is to create a beautiful life and stylish home on a dime! To see all of Lina’s recipes created just for Hip2Save, click here.

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