How to Make Granola Bars

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Sep. 11, 2013

Granola bars are the perfect breakfast to get your day going or a snack to get you through the afternoon. Use this basic recipe and make it your own by adding your favorite dried fruits, nuts and much more.


Old fashioned oats 2 1/2 Cup (40 tbs)
Nuts 1 Cup (16 tbs) (of your choice)
Butter 3 Tablespoon
Brown sugar 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Honey 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
Peanut butter 2 Tablespoon
Salt 1/8 Teaspoon
Chocolate chips 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Yogurt covered raisins 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
For greasing
Butter 1/2 Teaspoon (For greasing)



1. Preheat oven to 350 degree F.

2. Grease a baking dish (13x9) with butter and set aside.


3. In a large bowl, mix the oats and peanuts. On a baking sheet, lay them out and toast in the oven for 10 minutes.

4. In a saucepan over medium flame add in butter, brown sugar and honey. Stir and cook for about 7 minutes or until sugar has dissolved.

5. Turn the heat to low and add in the vanilla extract, peanut butter and salt. Stir to combine.

6. Stir toasted oats and peanuts in a large bowl, along with chocolate chips and yogurt covered raisins. Carefully stir in the sugar-honey mixture.

7. Pour granola into the greased baking dish and use the back of a large spoon to make an even layer.

8. Lower the temperature of the oven to 300 degree F and place the baking dish into oven. Bake for 25 minutes.

9. Remove from oven and let cool for at least 2 hours before cutting into bars.


10. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 35 Minutes
Ready In: 35 Minutes
Servings: 10

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 406Calories from Fat 160

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g27.7%

Saturated Fat 5 g25%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 115 mg4.79%

Total Carbohydrates 56 g18.7%

Dietary Fiber 5 g20%

Sugars 21 g

Protein 9 g18%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet