Breakfast, Brownies & Bars, Snacks

Chewy Granola Bars

These granola bars are so easy to make, a perfectly delicious treat! Recipe from moneysavingmom.com.

Chewy Granola Bars

2½ cups Rice Krispie Cereal
1¾ cups oats
1/4 cup wheat germ
1/2 cup each of other mix-ins (raisins, coconut, craisins, nuts, sunflower seed, etc.)
1/2 cup honey
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/4 tsp salt
2/3 cup peanut butter
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 cup mini chocolate chips

Combine Rice Krispies, oats, wheat germ, and mix-ins in large bowl. In saucepan, mix honey, brown sugar, and salt. Over medium-low heat, stir until the mixture comes to a complete boil for 30-60 seconds. Remove from heat and stir in peanut butter and vanilla, mixing until smooth. Pour over dry mixture and stir until well coated. Let cool for 5-10 minutes then gently stir in mini chocolate chips. Press into sprayed 9″x13″ pan. Let cool and set up then cut into bars.

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4 thoughts on “Chewy Granola Bars”

  1. Can’t go wrong with all these yummy add-ins! Looks simple enough to make. Never made homemade granola, but this will be worth the effort. I have a lot of the items on hand in the pantry to now put to good use.

    1. These are really good and freeze really well too. I put them in the freezer in individual ziplock bags and grab one in the morning as I run out the door. Thanks for visiting Lydia!

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