Chocolate Chip Granola Bars

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A nutritious, homemade after school snack for your little scholars! Or wrap individually to send as a lunchbox treat.

Tags: Easy, 30 mins, Desserts, Snacks, Chocolate, Rice & Grains, Chill, Kid Friendly, Back to School, President's Choice Blue Menu
Serves: 16
Skill level: Easy
Prep time: 10  minutes
Cooking time: 10  minutes
Total: 20 *  minutes

*Chill for 1 hour

Additional Information

Ingredients

4 cups (1 L) PC Blue Menu Raisin & Almond Granola Cereal
1/2 cup (125 mL) PC The Decadent Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
1/2 cup (125 mL) no name Sweetened Shredded Coconut
1/4 cup (50 mL) unsalted butter
3 cups (750 mL) Mini Marshmallows

Instructions

  1. Line 8-inch (2 L) square glass baking dish with foil.
  2. In large bowl, stir together granola and coconut. Set aside.
  3. In saucepan, melt butter over low heat; stir in marshmallows until melted. Remove from heat. Stir in granola mixture. Stir in chocolate chips. Using greased fingers, pat into prepared baking dish. Refrigerate for 1 hour or until set.
  4. Remove from pan. Cut into 16 bars.

 

Chef's Tips

Substitute dried cranberries or blueberries for the chocolate chips, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Calories 210 Cal
Fat 7 g
Sodium 35 mg
Carbohydrate 32 g
Fibre 2 g
Protein 3 g