Homemade Nutella Fruit & Nut Bars!

Finally a healthy snack for those little…and big ones at home!

Nutella Fruit and Nut bar

Fruit and Nut Bar Recipe

Yield: 20 Bars

Total Time: 20 Minutes

Adapted into a no-bake nutella bar from recipe found in Sunset Magazine. Substitute any preferred dried fruits or nuts you like best.

Ingredients:

  • 2 c puffed Brown Rice Cereal
  • 1 c Dried Apricots, cut in quarters (Cherries, Blueberries, Strawberries, Apricots, Apples, ect.)
  • 1 c Dried Tart Cherries
  • 1 1/2 c Roasted Almonds *see note 1 for roasting raw almonds (or other preferred Nut)
  • 1/2 c chopped Dark Chocolate or Chocolate Chips
  • 2 T unsalted Butter
  • 2 T packed Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 c Honey
  • 1/4 c Nutella
  • Sea Salt or Kosher Salt

Directions:

Line an 8″x8″ pan with foil and lightly butter foil.

  1. In a large bowl combine puffed brown rice cereal, dried fruits, almonds, and chocolate. Set aside.
  2. In a small saucepan heat butter, brown sugar, honey, and nutella over medium heat until butter melts, whisking until mixture is smooth. Pour over cereal mixture and stir until completely coated.
  3. Spread into prepared 8″x8″ pan and press firmly down.  Lightly sprinkle sea salt on top of bars. Chill until firm, about 1 hour.
  4. Using the foil, lift bars out of pan. Cut in half, then cut into preferred bar width.

*Note 1: Roasting Raw Almonds

  • Preheat oven to 350° F.
  • Spread raw almonds out in a sheet pan. Roast for 12 minutes or until lightly browned and aromatic.

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17 thoughts on “Homemade Nutella Fruit & Nut Bars!

    • You shouldn’t :) This recipe calls for dark chocolate which is healthy and nutella is made with cocoa and hazelnuts. It’s a pretty all around healthy snack :) Just don’t eat the entire pan at once and you should be good! haha

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