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Homemade Chewy Granola Bars

Enjoy these homemade granola bars made with oats - perfect for any time dessert!

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 1 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 24
 

Ingredients

1
cup firmly packed brown sugar
2/3
cup peanut butter
1/2
cup light corn syrup
1/2
cup margarine or butter, melted
2
teaspoons vanilla
3
cups quick-cooking rolled oats
1/2
cup coconut
1/2
cup shelled sunflower seeds
1/2
cup raisins
1/3
cup wheat germ
2
tablespoons sesame seed
1
(6-oz.) pkg. (1 cup) semisweet chocolate chips or carob chips, if desired

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  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 13x9-inch pan. In large bowl, combine brown sugar, peanut butter, corn syrup, margarine and vanilla; blend well. Add all remaining ingredients; mix well. Press evenly in greased pan.
  • 2 Bake at 350°F. for 15 to 20 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 1 hour or until completely cooled. Cut into bars.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 13x9-inch pan. In large bowl, combine brown sugar, peanut butter, corn syrup, margarine and vanilla; blend well. Add all remaining ingredients; mix well. Press evenly in greased pan.
  • 2 Bake at 350°F. for 15 to 20 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 1 hour or until completely cooled. Cut into bars.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
270
(
Calories from Fat
120),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
13%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
95mg
95%;
Total Carbohydrate
32g
32%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
19g
19%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.