Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Chewy Granola Bars

"Make a batch of homemade granola bars in no time"


1 cup melted butter
1/3 cup brown sugar
1 cup honey
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
4 cups oatmeal
1 cup rice krispie cereal
1/2 cup whole wheat flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt (optional. I don't use as I used salted butter)

Additions - select one of the following:

1/2 cup nuts
1 cup chocolate chips
1 cup raisins or other dried fruit


In one bowl combine melted butter, brown sugar, honey and vanilla extract. In second bowl combine oatmeal, rice krispie ceral, flour , baking soda, cinnamon and salt if using. Mix well. Add you additional selected item from list above and mix well.

Combine the two bowls together and mix well. Spread mixture in a 13 x 9 sprayed pan and bake at 325 degrees for 30 minutes. Remove and cool on the counter and then cut in bars and store in the fridge or freezer.

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