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Chewy Oat Squares

These chewy oat squares with oats, almond butter and seeds, are the perfect alternative to store-brought granola bars. They're slightly sweet and make for healthy snack on the go! Vegan and gluten-free.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 16 bars
Calories: 145kcal


  • 3/4 cup brown rice syrup
  • 1/2 cup almond butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3/4 cup old fashioned oats
  • 3/4 cup brown rice crispy cereal
  • 1/4 cup oat bran
  • 1/4 cup raw pepitas pumpkin seeds
  • 1/4 cup raw sunflower seeds
  • 4 Tablespoons raisins
  • 1 Tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt


  • In a pot on medium heat, combine rice syrup, almond butter, and vanilla. Stir and heat until thin and pourable (about 3-4 minutes).
  • In a large mixing bowl, combined oats, cereal, oat bran, pepitas, sunflower seeds, raisins, chia seeds, cinnamon, and sea salt.
  • Pour warm almond butter mixture into the bowl and mix thoroughly. Press mixture into a greased square/rectangle casserole dish or a rimmed cookie sheet. Let cool for a few hours. Cut into bars. Makes 16 squares.


Serving: 1square | Calories: 145kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 7g | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 9g