Recipe Box: Easy Chewy Granola Bars

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Granola BarsThis is a recipe that Laura makes. Delicious and nutritious! 

  • 2 C. whole oats
  • 2 C. Rice Krispy cereal 
  • 1/4 C. flax seed
  • 1/2 C. honey
  • 1/2 C. brown sugar
  • 1/2 C peanut butter
  • 1 C. mix-ins (mini chocolate chips, dried fruit, etc…)

Note from Laura: “I cut the sugar and chocolate chips in half, and you couldn’t tell the difference! Also added a little extra flax to increase the fiber.”

In a large bowl, mix together the oats, cereal, and flax. Set aside. In a medium saucepan, combine the honey and sugar. Stir over medium heat until sugar completely dissolves. Once dissolved remove from heat and add the peanut butter. Add to oats mixture and add mix-ins of your choice. Pour immediately into waxed paper lined 9 x 13 pan. Press firmly into pan to an even thickness. Cool completely, then cut into bars. Store in an airtight container.

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Marilyn is wife to Rick, Mom to 14 children, Nana to 22 grandchildren (and counting!) and homeschooler for 37 years. She and her husband own Character Concepts which they started for the purpose of helping others raise children with a strong, godly character and Biblical worldview.They have developed character curriculum from preschool through high school, based on what they found worked when teaching their own 14 children over the years. Her passion is to help young moms raise kids of character and enjoy the journey!

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