Try this Chewy Granola Bars recipe, or contribute your own.
"This is a great recipe! We have a cousin with a peanut allergy that visits us and instead of trusting store bought brands, we make our own! We omitted the nuts (of course) and the raisins. This was a great thing for the kids to make... and eat! They loved them so much that we made two batches in one week! Our cousin with allergy has gone back home, but we are making them again today... and probably next week too! lol ;-)"
In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugars. Add honey, vanilla and egg; mix well. Combine dry ingredients; add to creamed mixture. Stir in oats, cereal and nuts. Add raisins or chips if desired. Press into a greased 9 x 13 pan. Bake at 350 for 25 to 30 minutes or until the top is lightly browned. Source: Taste of Home Magazine: June/July 1995. Submitted to RecipeLu List by Ruth
nikolemarek 9m agoI made these for my kids and myself but decided to add peanut butter, molasses (2 tablespoons), and wheat germ I subbed check rice cereal for the crispy rice (since my kids polished that off this morning!) and holy cow it tastes amazing mmmmm I'm going to do every variation of this recipe as I can. I gave only 4 stars because I think that the cooking temp is better at 325 than 350 for me but the recipe it's self is great!!
MelissaHT 1y agoThese are good! I didn't have rice cereal so I used crushed up Kashi Go Lean. I left out the 1/4 cup sugar also, and they were still plenty sweet. Next time I'll add peanut or other nut butter. My 6 year old likes them too.
lorieichstedt 1y agoI just made these tonight for the first time. I added about a 1/4 cup peanut butter. They are very chewy, and much cheaper/healthier than buying store bought bars. I wrapped them in plastic wrap, and put them in a plastic container. I am curious to know if these freeze/reheat well. I might give it a try.
Ozium 2y agoThese are great. I substitute dried cranberries and dried apples for the raisins and nuts, and granola cereal for the crispy rice cereal. It's difficult to keep my family off of them while they're still warm and gooey.
leahkenyon 2y agoWe omitted the cane sugar, raisins, and chocolate chips. For the nuts we used half roasted sunflower and half cinnamon almonds. Baked 30 mins. Not too sweet! Texture is slightly softer than Quaker Chewy, and feels a lot healthier.
mrgsk 2y agoThese were very good. My daughter has a nut allergy so I added blueberries instead of nuts and it turned out great. My kids love this and don't want store bought anymore. Next time I will decrease the sugar to try to make healthier.
Tldcoupons 2y agoAMAZING! This is the best granola bar recipe I've found yet! I added molasses instead of honey, added almond extract instead of vanilla, added dried blueberries and raisins and omitted the chocolate chips.
marciedoyle 3y agoI have bought my last store bought granola bar, thanks for this recipe! Made them exactly as directed and they turned out wonderful.
tinamarz 3y ago
leahkenyon 3y agoThis time I rolled them into balls and baked at 350 for 10 mins. They are crispy outside and gooey inside. Perfect after school snacks and lunchbox treats!