Your favorite PB & J sandwich is now in granola bar form! Enjoy this chewy, no bake granola bar with a cool glass of milk for the perfect snack!
Since March is National Peanut Month, I figured why not share a few peanut recipes this month! Peanut butter is one of my favorite foods, next to ice cream, so I’ve got tons of peanut love! It’s rare for me to go a day without eating some type of peanut product.
In elementary school I used to bring my lunch every day. My mom would pack me a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, applesauce, and cookies in my pink Minnie Mouse lunchbox. I loved it. Nothing beats a delicious PB&J on white bread!
Naturally, I had to combine peanut butter and jelly in a recipe to share with you all. Ever since I made my Chocolate Covered Strawberry Granola, I’ve been hooked on buying freeze-dried strawberries. They’re so flavorful, perfectly crispy, and add such pretty color. They add such a nice texture and flavor to granola bars, so I combined peanut butter and jelly flavors in a granola bar form.
Normally I’m team creamy when it comes to peanut butter, but I used crunchy in this recipe because it adds a little crunch and more texture to the bars. These bars are perfect for a midmorning snack or paired with some yogurt for breakfast. They oats add lots of filling fiber and whole grains and the peanut butter and honey create the perfect chewy bar.
Granola bars are so easy to make a home. I’ve been trying to make more on the weekends when I have a little extra time because granola bars at the store can be expensive. We go through a lot of granola bars in our house, so it’s nice to save a little money some weeks by making my own. This way I can add the ingredients I like and create fun flavors that I wouldn’t typically find at the store.
Check out the recipe below and stay tuned the rest of the month for more peanut-inspired recipes!
PB & J Granola Bars
*Notes: I use natural peanut butters that only have peanuts and salt.
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