These tasty paleo breakfast bars are packed full of amazing nuts and dried fruit. They’re incredibly easy to make and will keep for a few weeks in an airtight container in the cupboard or fridge.
As you may know, preparing a paleo breakfast is probably one of the hardest due to all the grains, cereals and usual breakfast foods are off-limits. These breakfast bars are the perfect “on the go breakfast” since you can just grab one or two and then head off to work, school or whatever you have going on.
This recipe is very similar to the delicious crunchy granola I have covered before. However, we will instead be making delicious crunchy nutty bars that are perfect for a super fast paleo friendly breakfast.
As I mentioned above, you can keep these in the fridge or cupboard, but I would recommend keeping them in the cupboard as the damp environment of the refrigerator might not be great for the bars.
If you want to see how to make these breakfast bars, then be sure to check out the video below. It goes through all the steps to getting these bars prepared, baked and ready for eating.
Paleo Breakfast Bars Recipe
- 1 cup almonds
- 1 cup hazelnuts
- 1 cup cashews
- 1 cup shredded coconut
- ¼ cup pumpkin seeds
- 1 cup dates
- 1 cup honey
- ½ cup coconut oil
- 1 tsp. salt
- 1 tsp. cinnamon, ground
- Preheat an oven to 275°F (160°C). Also grease and line a ~27×17.5 cm (10.5×7 in) slice tin.
- First, add the dates to a blender and blitz until it starts become paste-like.
- Place the nuts, pumpkin seeds and dates into the blender. Blend slightly until the nuts are in roughly small to medium-sized pieces.
- Now in a small pot over medium heat, add the honey, coconut oil, and salt.
- In a bowl, combine the nut & date mix with the honey mix. Also, add the cinnamon and shredded coconut.
- Once well combined, spread into the prepared slice tin.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes or until lightly golden.
- Allow to cool before cutting into bars.
- It’s very important to make sure the oven is not too hot as both honey and nuts can burn quite easily. If you do notice that it is starting to burn, then remove straight away from the oven.
- If you’re having trouble cutting the bars, then try heating your knife up. Make sure you dry the knife before you go to cut.
You can find all the nutritional information for these bars below, and this is fantastic information to keep track of so you’re aware of the nutritional pros and cons of what you’re eating throughout a day. Keep in mind this information is only estimated and may change depending on the quality and quantity of the ingredients used.
It’s important to note the natural sugar content in these bars is quite high, so it’s best to limit the amount of these you eat in a day. I would only have these for breakfast and avoid having them as a snack, but this is totally up to you.
If you have any variations that you would love to share on these amazing paleo breakfast bars, then please don’t hesitate to leave a comment below. If you also have any tips or feedback, then don’t forget to mention that too.