Easy Granola Bars to Make with the Kids
We are always looking for healthy and delicious snacks to give our family. So why not make these yummy granola bars. They’re not only good for you but also easy to make and pack as snacks wherever you go. And it takes minutes to prepare! What you need:
1 2/3 cups of rolled oats
1/2 cup granulated sugar
3 cups of dried fruits and nuts
1/3 cup flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup honey
1/3 cup creamy peanut butter
6 tablespoons melted butter
1 tablespoon water
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
What to do:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
Place all the dry ingredients to a large bowl and mix them together.
In a separate microwave safe bowl, combine the wet ingredients and microwave for about 20 to 30 seconds.
Pour wet ingredients into the large bowl of dry ingredients and mix until the wet ingredients are distributed all through the dry ingredients.
Put the mixture into a shallow, lightly greased pan. Spread and flatten it out in the pan and place in the oven for 30 to 40 minutes, or until edges begin to brown.
Take out from the oven and let it cool. Cut into approximately 16 bars. Wrap granola bars separately for easy grab and go treat!
What is your favorite granola bar recipe to make with the kids?
Wendy Yu is a digital marketing professional living in New York City. When she’s not using the power of social media to share ideas on how to be more environmentally friendly, she is exploring the city, trying local foods, and learning more about how she can reduce her carbon footprint.
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