Dark Chocolate Almond Butter Granola Bars

With Red Vines® Candy

dark chocolate almond butter granola bars


Makes 8 Granola Bars


  • ½ cup raw sliced almonds, chopped into small pieces

  • ½ cup dark chocolate chips or pieces, divided

  • 1 cup rolled oats

  • 1½ cups rice crisp cereal

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil

01. Combine Dry Ingredients

Line an 8 x 8 x 2 baking pan with parchment paper.  

In a large bowl, combine the almonds, ¼ cup chocolate chips, rolled oats, rice crisp cereal, and salt.

granola bar ingredients

02. Melt Ingredients Over Low Heat

In a small saucepan, melt the coconut oil, almond butter, honey, and vanilla over low heat.

When melted and combined, transfer the almond butter mixture to your food processor along with the dates and Red Vines Made Simple Berry Twists pieces.

Run the food processor until a chunky paste is formed.  

making granola bars

03. Combine All Ingredient Mixtures and Refrigerate

Scoop the almond butter/date mixture into the bowl to join the dry ingredients.

Mix the ingredients together with your hands until everything is well incorporated. Press the mixture into the baking pan and chill in the refrigerator for an hour, or until set.  

homemade granola bars

04. Drizzle Dark Chocolate

Melt the remaining ¼ cup of chocolate chips and drizzle it over the granola mixture, then return it to the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes, until the chocolate has hardened.  

dark chocolate almond butter granola bars

05. Slice Granola Into Bars

Lift up the corners of the parchment paper to transfer the granola block to a cutting board. Slice into bars and enjoy immediately or store in the fridge.

dark chocolate almond butter granola bars

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