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Homemade Granola Bars

Granola Bar

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • ¼ cup honey
  • ¼ cup brown sugar, packed
  • ¼ cup peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups quick cooking (1 minute) oats
  • ½ cup Rice Krispies cereal
  • 1 cup m & m’s
  • 1 cup chocolate chips, melted (optional drizzle)

Instructions

  1. In a nonstick pan over medium-low heat, melt the butter.
  2. Stir in the honey, brown sugar, and peanut butter.
  3. Bring to a very light simmer.
  4. Simmer for 2 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat.
  6. Stir in vanilla extract.
  7. Stir in oats and Rice Krispies until completely coated.
  8. Press mixture into a 8 x 8 inch pan lined with greased parchment paper. Be sure to press down really firm.
  9. Sprinkle the top with m&m’s and press them into the mixture.
  10. Refrigerate for 30 minutes or until firm.
  11. Remove from pan and cut into bars with a sharp knife.
  12. Drizzle on the melted chocolate.
  13. Refrigerate until chocolate has set.
  14. Store in the fridge or in airtight container. (I prefer fridge)
  15. Eat & Enjoy!