Homemade Chewy Granola Bars

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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