The Best Homemade Granola Bars

June 15, 2011

These homemade granola bars have everything you could want in a snack food.  There is chocolate, coconut, nuts, seeds, and dried cherries.  As a bonus, you do not need to worry about chemical additives and preservatives because you made them yourself.  Eat one of these for breakfast and your morning will be off to a great start.

Chewy Granola Bars


1 cup packed brown sugar

⅔ cup peanut butter

½ cup light corn syrup

½ cup butter, melted

2 teaspoons vanilla

3 cups quick cooking oats

½ cup coconut

½ cup sunflower nuts

½ cup dried cherries

⅓ cup wheat germ

2 tablespoons sesame seeds

1 cup chocolate chips


For full recipe, click below

Homemade Chewy Granola Bars

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Andie Mitchell's picture

I love a chewy granola bar! Great recipe, Leah!