Chewy Peanut Butter Granola Bars

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"Easy and AMAZING! The ingredients are just the basics, you could add in salted peanuts, light raisins, cranberries or other nuts or dried fruit, whatever you want!"

Original is 12 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (72.9 g)
  • Calories 314.9
  • Total Fat - 12.4 g
  • Saturated Fat - 2.3 g
  • Cholesterol - 0 mg
  • Sodium - 162.7 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 46.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 2.1 g
  • Sugars - 24.4 g
  • Protein - 7.1 g
  • Calcium - 170.3 mg
  • Iron - 9.8 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0.5 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.6 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Line an 8 by 8-inch baking dish with aluminum foil leaving a 2-inch overhang.

Step 2

In a large mixing bowl, toss together oats and 1 1/2 cups Rice Krispies, set aside.

Step 3

In a separate microwave safe mixing bowl, combine peanut butter, honey, brown sugar and salt. Heat mixture on HIGH power for 1 minute, remove and stir. Return to microwave and heat on HIGH power 1 minute longer. Remove from microwave, pour in vanilla and whisk mixture for 30 seconds. Pour peanut butter mixture over oat mixture and toss well to evenly coat.

Step 4

Pour mixture into prepared baking dish, firmly press mixture into an even layer. Cover with plastic wrap and freeze 10 - 15 minutes or chill in refrigerator 30 minutes.

Step 5

Lift bars from dish using foil overhang and cut into squares.

Step 6

Store in an airtight container.


No special items needed.

2 Reviews


Who knew that granola bars were this easy to make, I didn't! Now that I have made these I will have them all ready for us to eat on Sunday nights for the week. They make a nice on the go breakfast or a fast snack when your hungry during the day. Love them!


review by:
(7 Sep 2013)


These are excellent! I added chopped pecans and raisins this time. Next time I will try glazed walnuts and chocolate chips.


review by:
(11 Aug 2013)

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