Recipe: No Bake Fruit and Nut Granola Bars

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Instead of resolutions this year, I sat down and wrote out my goals for the new year and ways that I can accomplish those goals. One of my goals is to simply eat better. If it isn’t a lifestyle change, it isn’t going to work for me. I also believe in indulging in the occasional treat and don’t you dare tell me I can’t have chocolate lol! A handful of DOVE® Chocolate Fruit & Nut totally satisfies my cravings while still allowing me to stay on track. Plus, dark chocolate and nuts have all kinds of benefits. I added my favorite treat to my homemade granola bar recipe and it has made for a yummy snack, without sabotaging my goals. Don’t be intimidated, this recipe is so easy to make and so good! 


2 cups quick cooking oats
1 cup peanut butter (or other nut butter)
1/2 cup sliced walnuts
1/4 cup honey
1 bag DOVE® Dark Chocolate Raspberry & Honey Roasted Almond


Step 1: Head to Walmart (print out your coupon first) and grab your ingredients. Don’t forget to get a couple extra DOVE® Chocolate Fruit & Nut bags for snacking purposes (trust me on this one). I found my bags close to the front of the store, but I’ve also seen them in the candy aisle and in a special display. I’m loving DOVE® Dark Chocolate Strawberry & Cocoa Almond and DOVE® Dark Chocolate Blueberries at the moment!

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Step 2: Combine quick cooking oats, peanut butter, walnuts and honey together in a large mixing bowl.

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Step 3: Mix in half the bag of DOVE® Dark Chocolate Raspberry & Honey Roasted Almond, add more honey if needed.

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Step 4: Press mixture into an 8 x 8 parchment or wax paper lined baking dish. Add the other half of the DOVE® Dark Chocolate Raspberry & Honey Roasted Almond bag, pressing into the top of the mixture.

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Step 5: Place in freezer for an hour. Cut apart and enjoy or refrigerate.

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2 Responses

  1. Oh wow! This recipe looks amazing! We’re always making granola bars here, but a no bake fruit and nut granola bar sounds even better. #client

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Welcome to See Vanessa Craft! I’m Vanessa, an MSSW and mom of two in Arizona, and I’m happy you’re here to get inspired with me. It’s my mission in life to spread creativity through crafts, recipes, travel and more in order to live a life well lived.