Granola Bars for Kids

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Nov. 05, 2012

Cooking for Children shows you how to make granola bars.Why spend a ton of money when you can make them at home. Have fun making them with your kids!


Old fashioned oats 4 Cup (64 tbs)
Whole wheat flour 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Coconut 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) (shredded unsweetened)
Brown sugar 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Chocolate chips 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Kosher salt 1/2 Teaspoon
Canola oil 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
Honey 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)



1. Preheat oven to 325 F.


2. In a mixing bowl, combine old fashioned oats, whole wheat flour, shredded unsweetened coconut, brown sugar, chocolate chips and kosher salt.

3. in another bowl whisk canola oil, vanilla extract and honey.

4. Now, pour this batter over dried mixture and mix well to combine.

5. Put the granola mixture on baking sheet, giving it a shape of rectangle.

6. Pop it into the oven for 40 minutes.


7. Cut into pieces and serve it with milk or juice.


- You can substitute raisins or other dried fruit for the chocolate chips.

- Individually wrapped, the bars will remain fresh for several weeks.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 40 Minutes
Ready In: 40 Minutes
Servings: 30

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 213Calories from Fat 66

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g12.3%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 49 mg2.04%

Total Carbohydrates 33 g11%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 8 g

Protein 5 g10%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet