The Best Healthy Granola Bar Recipe
Author: Meredith
Prep time: 15 mins
Total time: 15 mins
Ingredients
  • **Can ALL be adapted!**
  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 2 cups crisp rice cereal (i.e. rice krispies)
  • ½ cup chopped nuts
  • ½ cup chopped dried fruit
  • ½ cup coconut
  • ¾ cup creamy peanut butter
  • ¾ cup brown rice, corn or tapioca syrup
  • ¼ cup dark brown sugar
  • 2 T. honey
  • 1 t. pure vanilla extract
Instructions
  1. Chop ½ cup of your choice of nuts and ½ cup of your choice of dried fruit.
  2. Pour 2 cups oats, 2 cups crisp rice cereal, ½ cup coconut and the nuts and fruits into a very large bowl.
  3. Stir the dry ingredients together.
  4. In a smaller microwaveable bowl, stir together ¾ cup creamy peanut butter ¼ cup dark brown sugar and ¾ cup syrup.
  5. Microwave on High for 1 minute. Stir, and then microwave another 1 minute.
  6. Stir in your 2 T honey and 1 tsp. of vanilla.
  7. Slowly pour the mixture into the bowl of dry ingredients and stir to combine.
  8. Pour it all into your favorite 13x9 pan.
  9. Press it down hard with a flat spatula.
  10. Let them cool and then cut 12-16 bars out of the pan.
  11. Can be refrigerated, frozen or left on the counter.
Recipe by Cleverly Simple® at http://www.cleverlysimple.com/healthy-granola-bar-recipe/