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Cranberry Granola Cereal Bar

These homemade granola bars are the perfect snack for busy days. Kids and parents love them!

Cranberry Granola Cereal Bars are going to be a hit for breakfast or afternoon snack! This kid friendly recipe is healthy and nutritious.

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Not only are these cranberry granola bars made with great ingredients, who doesn’t love that crunch and chew as well?

If you’re looking for a great way to start your day, give these homemade cranberry granola bars a try!

For another amazing homemade breakfast options, try our Peanut Butter Cereal Bars!

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HOMEMADE GRANOLA BARS

This is a great recipe to do with the kids that is easily altered. I love to spread out all the different ingredients.

You can always add more nuts or seeds, wheat germ, dried fruits or milk chocolate. Perfect for a school snack or a quick breakfast.

Have fun making a different batch each time and enjoy these yummy treats at home or on the go!

HOW TO MAKE HOMEMADE GRANOLA BARS:

Ingredients for cranberry granola bars:

  • 2 cups old fashion oats
  • 1 cup rice crisp cereal
  • 1/2 cup chopped almonds
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • ¼ cup pumpkin seeds
  • 3/4 cup white chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 1/4  cup rice syrup

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Instructions for healthy cranberry granola bar:

Line baking pan with parchment or grease with butter.

Preheat oven to 300 degrees.

Mix oats, seeds, and nuts together. Spread out on a baking tray and bake until toasted.

Check every 5 min and stir. This takes 10-20 mins.

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Once done put into a large bowl and add rice cereal.

In a saucepan melt the butter over medium heat and stir in sugar, rice syrup, and honey until smooth. Remove from heat and let cool for a minute. (*if you don’t have rice syrup which I used for a vegetarian diet you can substitute 1/2 cup of marshmallows)

Carefully add warm syrup to baked oats mixture and add cranberries and white chocolate chips. Mix until everything is coated.

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Pour mixture into prepared pan and press down to even out. Lets set for a few hours before using parchment to remove and cut into squares. Share and enjoy anytime!

Cranberry Granola Cereal Bars

FAQS ABOUT HOMEMADE GRANOLA BARS:

Q: Are homemade granola bars healthier than other breakfast options?

A: If you add healthy ingredients, the cranberry granola bars will be a great option.

 

Q: Can you leave out some of the butter in these homemade cranberry granola bars?

A: If you have a butter substitute to use instead, that should work fine with the recipe. The flavor may turn out different though, so keep that in mind.

 

Q: Do these homemade granola bars keep well? 

A: These granola bars are best eaten in a short time after being cooked.

 

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HOMEMADE GRANOLA BARS

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Cranberry Granola Cereal Bar
 
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Recipe type: Snacks
Serves: 16
Ingredients:
  • 2 cups old fashion oats
  • 1 cup rice crisp cereal
  • ½ cup chopped almonds
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • ¼ cup pumpkin seeds
  • ¾ cup white chocolate chips
  • ½ cup honey
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup rice syrup
Directions:
  1. Line baking pan with parchment or grease with butter
  2. Preheat at 300 degrees
  3. Mix oats, seeds, and nuts together.
  4. Spread out on a baking tray and bake until toasted.
  5. Check every 5 min and stir. This takes 10-15 mins.
  6. Once done put into a large bowl and add rice cereal.
  7. Melt the butter in a saucepan over medium heat and stir in sugar, rice syrup, and honey until smooth.
  8. Remove from heat and let cool for a minute.
  9. Carefully add warm syrup to baked oats mixture
  10. add cranberries and white chocolate chips.
  11. Mix until everything is coated.
  12. Pour mixture into prepared pan and press down to even out.
  13. Lets set for a few hours before using parchment to remove and cut into squares.
  14. Share and enjoy!

 

Cranberry Granola Cereal Bars are going to be a hit for breakfast or afternoon snack! This kid friendly recipe is healthy and nutritious.

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DO YOU HAVE A FAVORITE HEALTHY CRANBERRY GRANOLA BAR?

Crystal Green

Saturday 5th of November 2016

These look delicious. Thank you for sharing this recipe with us. Thank you for sharing this with us on the #HomeMattersParty. We hope to see you again when we open our doors on Friday at 12 AM EST.

diane

Monday 31st of October 2016

these look delicious. They would definitely be a hit with the kids as an after school snack!

Mel

Monday 31st of October 2016

What a delicious treat idea to make up. Seems easy enough to do. I will have to try it, I am thinking the cranberry will give it a nice kick!

Audrey McClelland

Friday 28th of October 2016

Those look amazing! I love how easy they are to make and what a healthy start they'd make to a morning or as a snack.

valmg @ Mom Knows It All

Friday 28th of October 2016

Those sound like they're flavorful. With the red and the green in there those bars would be great for Christmas.

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