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Coconut Granola Bars Recipe

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"These quick-to-fix bars are wholesome and delicious," assures Maria Cade of Fort Rock, Oregon. "I sometimes make them for bake sales."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES:36 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES: 36 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup flaked coconut
  • 1/2 cup sunflower kernels
  • 1/3 cup toasted wheat germ
  • 2 teaspoons sesame seeds

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 150 calories, 9 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 7 mg cholesterol, 71 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine brown sugar, peanut butter, corn syrup, butter and vanilla. Combine the remaining ingredients; add to peanut butter mixture and stir to coat. Press into two greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pans. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on wire racks. Cut into bars. Yield: 3 dozen.
Originally published as Coconut Granola Bars in Taste of Home February/March 2000, p54

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 150 calories, 9 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 7 mg cholesterol, 71 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

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Reviewed Aug. 4, 2013

Really good and super easy. I also placed the whole thing in one 9x13. Next time I will sub honey for the corn syrup.

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Reviewed Apr. 14, 2013

Everyone loves these bars! My son is nut-allergic, so I made it with a pb substitute (from sunflower seeds) and it was a hit! Instead of two 13x9 pans, I made it in one 15x11 and they were perfect. I would recommend cutting them while still warm because the crunchy texture once they're cool would make it more difficult.

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Reviewed Feb. 12, 2012

I also added the cranberries, puff cereal, and double the coconut. My teenagers want them all the time and I rarely get one to myself.

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Feb. 1, 2011
I add a half cup raisins and Craisins(whatever flavor you like), and 2 cups Rice Krispies. I also use only 2 cups quick cook oatmeal, but 1 cup brown sugar. I use only one 13x9 pan. They are great without the chocolate chips, too. My husband loves them.
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