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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Granola Bars

 Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Granola Bars
This chewy treat from Alice McVey of Evansville, Indiana is full of goodies like marshmallows, raisins, chocolate chips and sunflower kernels.
24 ServingsPrep: 5 min. Bake: 15 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1 package (10 ounces) large marshmallows
  • 2/3 cup chunky peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/4 cup corn syrup
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 4 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 1 cup crisp rice cereal
  • 1 cup (6 ounces) miniature semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup flaked coconut
  • 1/2 cup sunflower kernels
  • 1/2 cup chopped peanuts
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 2 tablespoons toasted wheat germ
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds

Directions

  • In a large microwave-safe bowl, combine the marshmallows, peanut
  • butter, butter, corn syrup and vanilla. Microwave, uncovered, at
  • 70% power for 2-3 minutes, stirring often until blended. Stir in
  • the remaining ingredients.
  • Spread into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Bake at 350°
  • for 15-20 minutes or until set. Cool on a wire rack. Cut into
  • bars. Yield: 2 dozen.

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Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 273 calories, 15 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 118 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 6 g protein.