Saturday, May 18, 2013

Chewy No-Bake Granola Bars

  • 2 1/2 cups gf Rice Krispies
  • 2 cups oats
  • 1/2 cup additional mix-in ingredients, optional (i.e. shredded coconut, chopped nuts, raisins or other dried fruit, sesame or sunflower seeds, etc.)
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar (or sucanat)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  1. Combine first 4 dry ingredients in a bowl.
  2. In a saucepan, mix the honey, brown sugar and salt. Over medium-low heat, stir until the mixture comes to a complete boil for 30-60 seconds.
  3. Remove from heat and stir in the peanut butter and vanilla until smooth. Pour over the dry ingredients and mix well.
  4. Let cool for 5-10 minutes before mixing in the chocolate chips.
  5. Press into a greased 9×13 pan and let cool before cutting into bars.

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