Pistachio-Apple Bars with Chia Seeds

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Pistachio-Apple Bars with Chia Seeds Recipe

Photo: Jennifer Causey; Styling: Kira Corbin

These homemade bars combine fruit and nut flavors to make a tasty snack. 

Serves 14 (serving size: 1 bar)


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1/3 cup cashew butter
1/3 cup honey
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/4 cups puffed barley cereal
1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
1/4 cup finely chopped dried apple
1/4 cup chopped sweetened dried cranberries
1/3 cup chopped dry-roasted pistachios
Cooking spray
1 teaspoon black chia seeds


Hands-on: 15 Minutes
Total: 45 Minutes

Preheat oven to 350°. Combine cashew butter, honey, olive oil, vanilla, and salt in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at HIGH 1 minute or until bubbly. Combine cereal, oats, apple, cranberries, and pistachios in a medium bowl. Pour cashew butter mixture over barley mixture; toss well to coat. Press into an 11 x 7-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle with chia seeds, pressing to adhere. Bake at 350° for 10 minutes or until set. Cool completely in dish.

Created date

July 2015

Nutritional Information

Calories 125
Fat 5.9 g
Satfat 1 g
Monofat 3.3 g
Polyfat 1.2 g
Protein 3 g
Carbohydrate 17 g
Fiber 2 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 1 mg
Sodium 122 mg
Calcium 8 mg