Hojicha-Matcha Granola Bars

Hojicha-Matcha Granola Bars

A yummy snack recipe using both Hojicha and Matcha or add to yogurt to kick start your morning!

Ingredients:

2¼ cups Old-Fashioned Oats

¾ cup Almonds

¾ cup Dried Cherries

¾ cup Unsweetened Shredded Coconut

½ cup Unsalted Shelled Sunflower Seeds

2 tbsp Flaxseed Meal

1 tbsp Matcha Powder

1 tsp Hojicha Powder

1 tsp Cinnamon

¼ cup + more Coconut Oil

½ cup Honey or Molasses or Brown Rice Syrup

½ cup Coconut Sugar or Light Brown Sugar

1 tsp Sea Salt

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400F. Spread oats and almonds on a baking sheet. Bake 5 minutes. Stir and bake 4 more minutes or until golden. Cool on sheet. Reduce oven to 325° F.

  2. Brush a 13”x9”x2” baking dish with coconut oil. Line with parchment paper, allowing it to extend over long sides. Brush paper with oil.

  3. Brush a large bowl with oil.

  4. In a separate bowl, mix roasted oats and almonds, cherries, coconut, sunflower seeds, flaxseed meal, matcha, hojicha powder, and cinnamon. Transfer the mixture into the large bowl prepared with oil.

  5. Put coconut oil, honey, sugar, and salt in a medium saucepan, stirring to dissolve sugar. Boil for 1 minute.

  6. Immediately pour the honey mixture over oat mixture. Stir until evenly coated using a heatproof spatula.

  7. Turn the mixture onto a prepared pan. Press the mixture evenly into the pan.

  8. Bake for 10 minutes. Turn pan and bake 7 more minutes or until the edges become slightly darker.

  9. Cool completely in pan. Lift granola from pan using paper overhang. Cut into bars. Delicious with Greek yogurt!

hojicha matcha granola bars - delicious with Greek yogurt

Hojicha-Matcha Granola Bars

AvatarKiyomi
A yummy snack recipe using both Hojicha and Matcha or add to yogurt to kick start your morning!
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine American

Ingredients
  

  • cups Old-Fashioned Oats
  • ¾ cup Almonds
  • ¾ cup Dried Cherries
  • ¾ cup Unsweetened Shredded Coconut
  • ½ cup Unsalted Shelled Sunflower Seeds
  • 2 tbsp Flaxseed Meal
  • 1 tbsp Matcha
  • 1 tsp Hojicha Powder
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • ¼ cup + more Coconut Oil
  • ½ cup Honey or Molasses or Brown Rice Syrup
  • ½ cup Coconut Sugar or Light Brown Sugar
  • 1 tsp Sea Salt

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 400F. Spread oats and almonds on a baking sheet. Bake 5 minutes. Stir and bake 4 more minutes or until golden. Cool on sheet. Reduce oven to 325° F.
    hojicha matcha granola bars ingredients
  • Brush a 13”x9”x2” baking dish with coconut oil. Line with parchment paper, allowing it to extend over long sides. Brush paper with oil.
  • Brush a large bowl with oil.
  • In a separate bowl, mix roasted oats and almonds, cherries, coconut, sunflower seeds, flaxseed meal, matcha, hojicha powder, and cinnamon. Transfer the mixture into the large bowl prepared with oil.
    Mix matcha and hojicha with other ingredients
  • Put coconut oil, honey, sugar, and salt in a medium saucepan, stirring to dissolve sugar. Boil for 1 minute.
    Melt sugar honey salt in oil
  • Immediately pour the honey mixture over oat mixture. Stir until evenly coated using a heatproof spatula.
  • Turn the mixture onto a prepared pan. Press the mixture evenly into the pan.
  • Bake for 10 minutes. Turn pan and bake 7 more minutes or until the edges become slightly darker.
  • Cool completely in pan. Lift granola from pan using paper overhang. Cut into bars. Delicious with Greek yogurt!
    hojicha matcha granola bars
Keyword Granola Bars, Hojicha, Matcha

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