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Beat those hunger cravings with these delicious, no-bake gluten free chocolate peanut butter granola bars. Even better –  with only five ingredients, they’re quick and easy to make!

cut granola bars on wax paper

I have a slight obsession with granola bars. And by slight, I mean total and complete love for any and all granola bar food.

Even before the whole celiac disease thing, I was in love. Post-diagnosis, my obsession just became more challenging since at the time, there weren’t too many options out there.

granola bars on wax paper

This lead to lots of homemade experimentation. And now, it’s sort of an art that usually involves throwing a bunch of random ingredients into the food processor, adding a syrupy-like substance to hold it together and calling it good.

stacked granola bars on wax paper

It’s kind of what happened here. Today’s recipe has been a tried-and-true for about the past five years. It’s my “base” mixture that I usually add onto to create something else.

I mean, it’s made up of chocolate and peanut butter and only needs five ingredients and is pretty much the fastest way to a delicious snack. 🙂 Pretty awesome, right?!

line of granola bars on wax paper

Gluten Free Chocolate Peanut Butter Granola Bars

Beat those hunger cravings with these delicious, no-bake gluten free chocolate peanut butter granola bars. Better yet, only five ingredients make these quick and easy!

Servings 9 bars


  • 2 cups oats
  • 1/2 cup ground flaxseed
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1 cup blue agave nectar


  1. Grab a 9x9 pan and add wax paper to the bottom. Set aside.

  2. Mix together the oats, ground flaxseed and chocolate chips in a food processor. Set aside.

  3. In a small sauce pan, heat together the blue agave nectar and peanut butter until smooth.

  4. Add the dry ingredients into a large mixing bowl and pour the peanut butter sauce over the top, mixing together. 

  5. Pour the mixture into the pan and press down until the bottom is evenly covered. Put the pan in the fridge to cool - about one or two hours. 

  6. Cut the bars into squares and serve! 

Now, off to try another combination. But don’t worry, if it passes the ‘Brett Test’ I’ll be sure and share it with you 🙂

All our best,


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