These Granola bars are often the perfect snack in between workouts or during the middle of the day when you’re feeling like a light snack to tie you over between meals. If I eat half of one of these and a small piece of fruit, I’m good to go for several hours. And it makes me happy knowing that I didn’t eat anything disgusting to feel full.. These will be great for lunchboxes, after-school snacks or even breakfast on the go. And healthy, too...What I love about these that they’re sweet, chewy and delicious.
Obviously, first of all you’re going to need to pick up some ingredients. Chances are if you’re any type of regular baker or have any interest in cooking, you probably have most of these ingredients already.Prepare yourself, because this recipe might just change your life.
•2 cups Puffed rice cereal
•1/2 cup brown sugar
•1/2 cup honey
•1/2 cup cocoa nuts
• 3 tblsp butter
•1/2 cup maple syrup
•1/3 cup canola oil & pinch salt
Toast the cereals in the oven just until golden and fragrant, 6 to 8 minutes,
In a small saucepan, melt butter over low heat.
combine brown sugar, oil, honey, maple syrup and salt .Cook, stirring often, until smooth and starting to bubble. Transfer the toasted cereals to a mixing bowl. add the cocoa nuts and pour the hot sugar mixture overtop. Stir well with a heat-proof spatula, then spread into the prepared pan.
Line a baking dish with plastic wrap. Scoop the mixture into the baking dish, spread out evenly, and press down firmly.
Take the baking pan you’re going to be using and with something like butter, lightly grease the pan so that the granola bars don’t stick to the bottom.
Place the pan in fridge overnight.The following morning, remove from fridge ..
Cut them up into appropriate sized bars and place them out for eating ..
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