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Chewy Cranberry Granola Bars Recipe

Photo source: Grandmother's Kitchen

An Easy recipe for chewy cranberry granola bars, a perfect snack to take in your lunch bag.

Ingredients

2 1/2 cups puffed rice cereal
1 3/4 cups quick oats
1/4 cup ground flax seed
1/2 cup dried cranberrys
1/2 cup additional mix-in ingredients, optional (i.e. shredded coconut, chopped nuts, raisins or other dried fruit, sesame or sunflower seeds, etc.)
1/2 cup honey
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
2/3 cup peanut butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

Combine first 4 dry ingredients in a bowl.

In a saucepan, mix the honey, brown sugar and salt. Over medium-low heat, stir until the mixture comes to a complete boil for 30-60 seconds.

Remove from heat and stir in the peanut butter and vanilla until smooth.

Pour over the dry ingredients and mix well.

Press into a greased 913 pan and let cool before cutting into bars.

These freeze well.

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