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Pistachio-Apple Bars with Chia Seeds

These are great to enjoy as a snack or a dessert with a cup of herbal tea.

Pistachio-Apple Bars with Chia Seeds

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By: The Fit Vegetarian
Posted in: Snacks
14 Servings
Prep Time
5 minutes
Cook Time
10 minutes
  • 1/3 cup cashew butter
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp 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
  • 1 tsp black chia seeds
  • Cooking spray


  1. Preheat oven to 350°

  2. In a microwave safe bowl, mix cashew butter, honey, olive oil, vanilla, and salt.

  3. Microwave on HIGH 1 minute.

  4. In a separate bowl, combine cereal, oats, apple, cranberries, and pistachios.

  5. Pour cashew mixture over barley mixture, and toss gently to combine.

  6. Press into an 11 x 7-inch glass baking dish coated with cooking spray.

  7. Sprinkle the top with chia seeds, pressing down lightly to stick them to the mixture.

  8. Bake at 350° for 10 Cool, slice, and enjoy!

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