Chewy granola bars make up for a healthy and quick breakfast. You can also personalize your own recipe by picking different ingredients to add. Add in healthy ingredients that you like such as a combination of miniature chocolate chips, sunflower seeds, raisins, chopped dried fruits, candy-coated chocolate pieces, chopped nuts, etc.
In this recipe, you will find simple and easy stepwise instructions to prepare delicious amazing chewy granola bars.
Following this quick and easy recipe, you will learn to prepare chewy granola bars with a preparation time of only 10 minutes, 25 minutes baking and a few minutes for cooling. The measurements in this recipe will yield you 2 dozen granola bars that you can refrigerate for later. However, you can adjust the quantity of the ingredients as per your requirement.
The ingredients for this dish are simple and easy to find.
|1.||Softened butter||1/2 cup|
|2.||Packed brown sugar||1 cup|
|3.||Regular sugar||¼ cup|
|4.||Room temperature egg||1 large|
|6.||Vanilla extract||½ teaspoon|
|7.||All-purpose flour||1 cup|
|8.||Ground cinnamon||1 teaspoon|
|9.||Baking powder||½ teaspoon|
|11.||Quick-cooking oats||1 and ½ cups|
|12.||Rice Krispies||1 and ¼ cups|
|13.||Chopped nuts||1 cup|
|14.||Raisin or semi-sweet chocolate chips||1 cup each|
Preheat oven to 350°.
In a large bowl, cream together your butter and sugars until you get a light and fluffy consistency for about 5-7 minutes. In the same bowl, beat in egg, honey and vanilla.
Now, whisk together the flour, cinnamon, baking powder and salt; gradually beat into creamed mixture. Add in the ingredients like oats, Rice Krispies, nuts and, if desired, raisins or chocolate chips and mix well together.
Press the mixture in a greased 13×9-inch pan. Bake until light brown for about 25-30 minutes.
Take out and cool on a wire rack. After it is cooled, cut into bars of desired sizes.
Your chewy granola bars are ready to eat!