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Barbara’s Nutty Bark
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This is a perfect replacement to granola bars. You can mix various nuts to make it your own. I love pecans, walnuts, almonds and macadamia nuts. I slice them up but they can be in any shape.

Category: Breads & Desserts


18-20 Servings


  • 2 cups of unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 2 cups of either sliced almonds or mixed nuts of your choice like pecans, walnuts, almonds and macadamia nuts.
  • A cup of shelled raw pumpkin seeds
  • 1/2 cup of sesame seeds
  • 2 tablespoons a chai seeds (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/2 cup of honey
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil or coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract


Preheat the oven to 300° F (148.9° C)

Toss coconut flakes with nuts, seeds, salt, cinnamon and cardamom in a large bowl.

In a small saucepan, cook honey, coconut or olive oil over medium heat stirring occasionally until hot, about a minute. Pour over nut mixture and stir to combine.

Spread mixture on a parchment lined baking pan, evenly. Place in oven.

Bake for 12 minutes and stir with wooden spoon. Bake for 13-15 more minutes until golden brown and crisp.

Once cooled, use a pizza slicer or knife to make into squares or bars.

Store in tightly covered container at room temperature.

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