No-Bake Rice Krispies Peanut Butter Granola Bars

These 5 minute no bake peanut butter granola bars are not only delicious and nutritious, but they are also vegan, and, if you use gluten free certified oats and brown rice cereal, gluten free!

No-Bake Rice Krispies Peanut Butter Granola Bars

No-Bake Rice Krispies Peanut Butter Granola Bars

Yield :

  • Serving Size: 1 (572 g)
  • Servings Per Recipe: 1
  • SmartPoints value : 6

Ingredients :

  • 1 1⁄2 cups Rice Krispies (for a firmer bar increase up to 2 cups)
  • 1 1⁄2 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 1⁄2 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1⁄2 cup dark corn syrup or 1⁄2 cup light corn syrup or 1⁄2 cup honey
  • 1⁄2 cup reduced-fat peanut butter (or can use regular peanut butter)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1⁄2 cup dark raisin (or can use either 1/2 cup chopped nuts or 1/2 cup seeds or 1/2 cup coconut)
  • 1⁄3 cup mini chocolate chip (to prevent melting refrigerate or freeze the chocolate chips before mixing in)

Preparation :

  • lightly grease 11 x 7-inch, can use a 13 x 9-inch baking dish but you will have a thinner bar.
  • In a large bowl combine Rice Krispies cereal, oats and raisins.
  • In a saucepan stir the corn syrup or honey and brown sugar until just at a boil.
  • Immediately remove from heat and stir in the peanut butter and vanilla until well combined.
  • Pour over the dry ingredients in the bowl; mix to combine.
  • Mix in mini chocolate chips (if using) work fast the mixture hardens quickly.
  • Transfer the mixture into prepared baking dish, then using slightly wet hands push evenly down into the pan.
  • While the mixture is still soft, for easier slicing take a sharp knife and slice into desired size bars.
  • Chill until firm.

Nutritional Info :

  • Serving Size: 1 (572 g)
  • Servings Per Recipe: 1
  • Calories 126
  • Calories from Fat 14
  • Total Fat 1.6 g
  • Saturated Fat 0.7 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Sodium 33.9 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 28 g
  • Dietary Fiber 1.2 g
  • Sugars 14.4 g
  • Protein 1.5 g
  • SmartPoints value : 6