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Cheesy and delicious savory granola bars are loaded with cheddar, parmesan, oats, pumpkin seeds, sesame seeds, and chia seeds and baked until crisp.

Cheesy Savory Granola Bars

With crunchy rolled oats, pumpkin seeds, chia seeds, and sesame seeds held together with crisp Cheddar and Parmigiano-Reggiano, these cheesy, savory granola bars are as satisfying as they are delicious.
Course Appetizer, Snacks
Cuisine American
Level Beginner
Main Ingredient Cheese, Grains & Seeds
Diet Gluten-Free, Low Sugar, Low-Carb, Pescatarian, Vegetarian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 35 Crackers
Calories 80 kcal

Ingredients

  • 200 grams rolled oats
  • 50 grams pumpkin seeds
  • 50 grams chia seeds
  • 20 grams black sesame seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 250 grams Cheddar cheese (coarsely grated)
  • 100 grams Parmigiano-Reggiano (finely grated)

Instructions

  1. Put your oven rack in the middle position and preheat to 350 degrees F (175C)
  2. In a large bowl, toss the rolled oats, pumpkin seeds, chia seeds, sesame seeds, smoked paprika, onion powder, and garlic powder together.
    Rolled oats, pumpkin seeds, black sesame seeds, and chia seeds in a stainless steel bowl for making savory granola bars.
  3. Add the Cheddar and Parmigiano-Reggiano to the mixture and toss to coat evenly.
    Cheddar and Parmesan cheese added to savory granola mixtrure in a stainless steal bowl.
  4. Spread the mixture onto a non-stick jelly roll pan (10.5 x 15.5 inches) and press down to make everything stick together.
    Cheese and savory granola mixture spread out on a baking sheet.
  5. Bake for 30-35 minutes or until the cheese has crisped and the granola is golden brown.
  6. Remove the pan from the oven and while the granola is still hot, transfer it to to a cutting board and cut into squares or bars. Let them cool completely and store in an airtight container.
    Savory granola cut into square granola bars on a cutting board.
  7. These savory granola bars taste best when left to rest for a day or two.
Nutrition Facts
Cheesy Savory Granola Bars
Amount Per Serving
Calories 80 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 9mg3%
Sodium 90mg4%
Potassium 50mg1%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 110IU2%
Calcium 104mg10%
Iron 0.6mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.