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Great Groceries: No Bake Granola Bars

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No Bake Granola Bars

You can add whatever ingredients to this recipe that you or your kids will like.

1/2 cup honey

1/3 cup packed brown sugar

1/4 cup crunchy peanut butter

1/2 stick butter

1 Tbsp. vanilla

1/2 tsp. cinnamon

4 cups quick-cooking oats

2 cups crispy rice cereal

dried fruit, chocolate chips, coconut, nuts or whatever extras you'd like

In a large bowl, mix crispy rice cereal and oats together.

In a medium saucepan, combine honey, butter, peanut butter, and brown sugar. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat then bring the temperature down to low, and simmer till sugar dissolves. Remove from heat. Pour in vanilla and any extra ingredients you choose; stir.

Pour the hot mixture over dry ingredients. Stir until all ingredients are moistened. Press into a 9 x 13-inch baking dish lined with parchment paper, about 1/2 to 3/4-inch thick. When cooled, cut into bars and store in an airtight container.

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