Homemade granola are a cinch to make, and don’t need to be baked so they are ready relatively quickly. This recipe is simple and the homemade taste cannot be beat. Try different varieties ex. crushed Oreos,marshmallows, almonds etc.
Chocolate Granola Bars
- 6 tablespoons unsalted butter
- 1/3 cup brown sugar
- 1/3 cup honey
- 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
- a pinch of fine sea salt
- 2 cups quick oats
- 1 1/2 cups Rice Krispies
- 1/3 cup milk chocolate chips
- 1/4 cup white chocolate chips
Bring the butter, brown sugar and honey to a boil in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir the mixture often
Once boiling, reduce heat to medium and stir for another 2 minutes, until sugar mixture thickens.
Remove from the heat and add the vanilla extract and salt and mix to combine.
Add the 2 cups quick oats, and Rice Krispies and make sure properly coated with the sugar-honey mixture.
Once the mix has cooled a bit, mix the chocolate chips.
Pour the granola mix into a prepared 9 X 13 cookie pan lined with parchment paper.
Flatten well and place in the refrigerator to cool for 2 hours.
Slice the granola into rectangles with a sharp knife and store at room temperature for up to 5 days.