Sweet and Tart Vegan Granola Bar

These chewy granola bars are packed with all sorts of nutrient-dense ingredients like dried cherries, sliced almonds, shredded coconut, and dark chocolate. This bar will fill you up and provide you with a lot of energy for times when you are on the go.

Original recipe makes 1 7×11 1/2-inch pan


2 1/2 cups rolled oats
3/4 cup vegan dark chocolate chips
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup agave nectar
1/2 cup chopped dried cherries
1/3 cup applesauce
1/4 cup sliced almonds
1/4 cup shredded coconut
1/4 cup sunflower seeds
2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • PREP

    10 mins

  • COOK

    20 mins


    1 hr


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Lightly grease a 7×11 1/2-inch pan.
  2. Mix oats, chocolate chips, flour, agave nectar, cherries, applesauce, almonds, coconut, sunflower seeds, brown sugar, baking soda, and vanilla extract together in a large mixing bowl. Lightly press mixture into the prepared pan.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown, 18 to 20 minutes. Cool for 10 minutes before cutting into bars. Let bars cool completely before removing from pan.


Calories: 198 kcal
Carbohydrates: 33.6 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Fat: 6.2 g
Fiber: 3.2 g
Protein: 3.8 g
Sodium: 47 mg