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Peanut Butter Granola Bars with Bee Pollen

A perfect snack or breakfast on-the-run, filling and nourishing, packed with healthy fats, fiber and proteins.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Snacks
Cuisine: Vegetarian
Servings: 12
Author: The Awesome Green


  • 2 cups old fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 tbsp bee pollen plus extra for garnishing
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/4 cup coconut flakes
  • 1/4 cup raw sunflower seeds
  • 1/4 cup flax seeds
  • 3 tbsp melted coconut oil
  • 3/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1 cup dry pitted dates soaked into purified water for at least 1 hr
  • 1 tbsp raw cacao powder
  • Pinch sea salt


  • Preheat the oven to 175/347 F.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper, and add the oats, flax, sunflower seeds and turmeric, drizzle 1 tbsp coconut oil and mix to combine.
  • Roast for 15 minutes, then remove and transfer into a large bowl.
  • In the food processor add the rest of the coconut oil, drained dates, peanut butter and salt, and mix to obtain a smooth mixture.
  • Divide in half, then add one half to the oats bowl, together with the bee pollen and mix to incorporate.
  • Transfer the mixture into a square pan and use a spoon to spread it into an even layer.
  • Add the cacao to the rest of the peanut butter mixture, process to incorporate, then transfer it on top of the granola mix and spread into an even layer.
  • Sprinkle with pollen granules, and press easily to combine.
  • Refrigerate overnight then cut into bars and serve, or keep into an airtight glass container for up to one week.