The most popular homemade muesli bars ever! These bars are made with rolled oats and puffed rice. They also contain honey, nuts, seeds, dried fruits, coconut oil, and nut butter.

This recipe is healthy and nutritious and takes only 10 minutes. It’s a great energy booster.

If you ask any of my readers which Bake Play Smile recipes they love, homemade muesli bars will likely be at the top of their list. (Along with my famous chocolate mud cake, super easy peppermint slices, and New York Cheesecake, of course!!).

These Muesli Bars are soft, chewy, and nutty… plus they’re nutritious!

Once you have tried my homemade muesli bar, you need help repurchasing them.

Why You’re Going to Love This Recipe

You’ll soon see why this recipe is so popular.

Healthy Recipe – This recipe uses nuts, seeds, and puffed rice with honey and Coconut and is a healthier version of some other muesli bars. You can be confident that they only contain what you add – no additives, preservatives, or artificial flavorings exist.

Versatilemy homemade muesli bar is so versatile! Use my recipe to make a trail mix with nuts, seeds, and dried fruit from a store, or you can mix your own dried fruits and nuts. Continue scrolling down to see my other substitutions.

Dairy Free These muesli bars are dairy-free, making them an excellent option for people with dairy allergies or intolerances.

Quick and easy – this recipe only takes ten minutes to prepare and thirty minutes to cook. Ideal for those times when you are in a hurry and need to whip some healthy snacks.

One Bowl Recipe -forget to use fancy equipment or create a mess in your home. The entire recipe can be prepared in just one bowl.

Freezer friendly -my homemade muesli bar freezes perfectly. They defrost in just a few moments at room temperature.

This recipe is the most popular recipe among readers! With all the 5-star comments and reviews, it is clear that you need to make these muesli bars yourself!

What you need

You’ll be surprised that you already have most ingredients in your pantry and fridge.

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Coconut Oil-using Coconut oil gives these Muesli Bars the most delicious crunch!!! Coconut oil is the best oil to use for these muesli bars.

Honey is a natural sweetener that helps to bind ingredients together.

Peanut butter – You can use any peanut butter. I prefer to use store-bought peanut butter, whether creamy or crunchy. But the choice is up to you!


Cinnamon and vanilla add a wonderful flavor to the muesli bar, while the salt balances out the sweetness.


Brown Sugar -using dark brown sugar or regular brown sugar gives muesli a chewy and soft texture.

Choose rolled or quick oats to make this recipe.

Coconuts fine, dried, desiccated Coconut.

Trail mixture – choose a mix of dried fruits, nuts, and seeds.

plain wheat flour (also known as all-purpose flour)

Rice Bubbles or Rice Krispies are both examples of puffed grains.

Chocolate chunks – also known as chocolate pieces. Cadbury is a famous brand of high-quality chocolate chips. You can use milk, dark, or white chocolate in this recipe.

Step-by-Step Instructions

Prepare this one-bowl recipe in just 10 minutes!

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Heat the honey, peanut butter, and coconut oil in a microwave-safe bowl until they melt.


Mix the cinnamon, vanilla, brown sugar, and salt with the melted mixture.

Add the flour, puffed rice, trail mix, and Coconut.

Mix the ingredients.

STEP 3: Add the chocolate chips

Let the mixture cool down a little. Add the chocolate chips, and mix quickly.

Note: Some chocolate chips may melt slightly.


Bake until golden.

Let the slice cool completely before cutting it into pieces.

Place the slices in the refrigerator for several hours, preferably overnight, before cutting.

Variations of Recipes

What a great recipe!

Mix and Match any of your favorite granola bars ingredients.

Here are some of my recipes and recipe variations.

You can replace the trail mix you buy at the store with your favorite mix of nuts, seeds, and dried fruits.

Substitute rice malt syrup for honey.

Substitute the almond butter for any other nut butter.

Use quick oatmeal in place of rolled oats.

Instead of chocolate chips, use cacao nibs.

I don’t recommend making this homemade muesli bars nut-free recipe, as the peanut butter helps bind it together.

Try this recipe for nut-free granola bars or my chocolate chip granola bar.