Easy No-Bake Granola Bars

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By Juanita Morrow
from Ripon, CA

Our family loves Granola Bars! So here is my version. Hope you enjoy them as much as we do!

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serves Many...depending on how big or small cuts are made
prep time 20 Min

Ingredients

  •   3 c
    rice krispies cereal (may also use coco krispies)
  •   2 c
    grape nuts cereal (or another wheat & barley)
  •   4 c
    quick cooking oats, uncooked
  •   1/2 c
    coconut, flaked, or shredded
  •   1 tsp
    cinnamon, ground (heaping if you like more)
  •   1 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  •   1 c
    light corn syrup
  •   1 c
    peanut butter, (creamy) or almond butter
  •   2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  •   1 1/2 c
    milk chocolate chips
  •   1 c
    healthy nut mixture, sunflower seeds, peanuts, pumpkin seeds, cashews or what you perfer

How To Make

  • 1
    Mix the first 5 ingredients into a extra large bowl.
  • 2
    Bring brown sugar and light corn syrup to a boil for 2 minutes, remove from heat, add the vanilla and peanut butter and stir well until all is blended.
  • 3
    Pour brown sugar mixture into dry Cereal and Oats mixture. Stir quickly as it gets more gooey as it cools. Wait about 2-3 minutes, then add the chocolate chips and nuts....coat well.
  • 4
    Using a 12X18 jelly roll pan, dump Granola mixture into buttered (or no stick spray)pan. You can use Wax Paper or a good plastic spoon/spatula for pressing Granola into prepared pan evenly. Put in fridge to firm up a bit, then cut into your desired pieces. These are absolutely scrumptious....Enjoy!

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