Chewy Homemade Peanut Butter Granola Bars
Recipe type: Snack; Bar
Total time: 
Serves: 24
Perfectly chewy homemade peanut butter granola bars.
  • Chewy Gooey Peanut Butter Granola Bars
  • ½ cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 1 cup brown sugar, packed
  • ⅔ cup peanut butter
  • ½ cup corn syrup
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 3 cups quick cooking oats
  • ⅓ cup wheat germ or ground flax seed
  • Options (Use all, some or none):
  • 2 tbsp sesame seeds, chia seeds, or sunflower seeds
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • ½ cup raisins or dried cranberries
  • ½ cup unsweetened coconut
  • ½ cup chopped nuts
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease a 9x13" pan.
  2. In large bowl, stir or whisk melted butter, brown sugar, peanut butter, corn syrup, and vanilla until smooth.  Stir in oats and wheat germ.
  3. Fold in any other options you have chosen.  Press evenly into prepared pan.  Bake for 18-20 minutes or until lightly browned on the edges.  Cool completely before cutting into bars or squares.
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