Granola Cereal Bars

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + cooling


1 dozen

Updated: Apr. 25, 2022
These sweet peanut butter bars are perfect for breakfast, dessert or anytime as a quick snack. You can add raisins instead of chocolate chips if you prefer. —Helen Velichko, Kansas City, Missouri
Granola Cereal Bars Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1-1/2 cups crisp rice cereal
  • 1/4 cup miniature chocolate chips


  1. In a microwave-safe bowl, combine the brown sugar, peanut butter and corn syrup; cover and microwave on high for 2 minutes or until mixture comes to a boil, stirring once. Stir in the vanilla; add oats and cereal. Fold in chocolate chips. Press into a 9-in. square pan coated with cooking spray. Cool and cut into bars.
Love granola bars but don't always have time to make a batch? Next time you're at the store pick up a box from one of these healthy granola bar brands.

Nutrition Facts

1 bar: 199 calories, 7g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 88mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein.