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Granola BarIngredients

  • ¼ cup butter
  • ¼ cup coconut oil
  • ⅓ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup agave nectar
  • 2 Tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips
  • 3 cups Cheerios Protein
  • 1 cup dried cherries
  • 1 cup sliced almonds
  • ¼ cup pecans
  • 1 cup old fashioned oats

Optional Additions

  • Any dried fruit, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • flax seed
  • any variety of nuts
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • coconut
  • M&Ms
  • Peanut butter or butterscotch chips
 Instructions
  1. Line a 13×9 baking pan with parchment paper. Combine Cheerios, cherries, almonds, pecans and oats in a large mixing bowl and set aside.
  2. Place butter, oil, sugar, agave nectar and honey in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to medium low. Boil for 5 minutes.
  3. Pour over Cheerio mixture and stir well. When cooled slightly, add chocolate chips. Stir.
  4. Pat in prepared pan. Bake at 325* for 15 minutes.
  5. Remove from oven. Sprinkle additional nuts and chocolate chips on top, as desired.
  6. Cool in pan for 30 minutes then remove from pan and cool completely before cutting into bars.
  7. Slice into 14 bars. Wrap individually in wax paper, and store in a tightly covered container.
Kitchen help should include Grandchildren whenever possible: it's the VMICA way. (that's the Velda Mowry Institute of Culinary Arts, FYI)

Kitchen help should include Grandchildren whenever possible: it’s the VMICA way. (that’s the Velda Mowry Institute of Culinary Arts, FYI)

 

Posted September 18, 2014 by henrymowry in Recipes

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