Chocolate Chip Granola Bar Recipe
Soft, chewy, and sweetened with honey and brown sugar, this no-bake granola bar recipe has all the flavor without any of the preservatives of your favorite store bought granola bars! Add chocolate chips, peanut butter chips, or raisins to create different varieties!
Servings 24 bars
- 3/4 cup butter
- 3/4 cup honey
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
- 6 cup quick cooking oats
- 3 cup rice crispy cereal
- 1 cup chocolate chips
Heat butter, honey and brown sugar over high heat. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and set a timer for 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Stir in vanilla.In a large bowl combine oats and rice cereal. Pour butter/sugar mixture over oats and cereal and stir. Let cool for 1-2 minutes.Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Spray lightly with non-stick cooking spray.Spread granola bar mixture into pan. Spray hands and press firmly to distribute the mixture evenly.Sprinkle with chocolate chips and use a spatula to press the chocolate chips firmly into the granola bar mixture.Refrigerate until firm. Slice into bars.
Make sure to use quick oats, not old fashioned rolled oats.
Make sure to allow mixture to boil for a full 2 minutes or granola bars may not set up completely.
Do not boil for more than 2 minutes or the granola bars may have a hard candy texture.