13 Reviews

I found that these crumbled quite a bit. I used half the sugar and sunbutter instead of peanut butter (allergies), and honey instead of corn syrup. Not sure if that affected it at all. However, it still tastes great.

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Blue Dragon June 27, 2010

These were good....only WAY too sweet. I cut the sugar in half (used only 1/2 c.) and they still seemed excessively sweet. Next time I will try eliminating it all together. I really feel with the Agave (which I used in place of corn syrup), dried fruit and chocolate chips no additional sweetener is really needed. I used sunflower seeds in place of chopped peanuts and raisins & dried cranberries for fruit. Also, I was out of wheat germ, so I used Multi Grain cereal...which is like Oat Bran only with various grains mixed together.

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AprilShowers January 22, 2010

Wow! I'll just echo everyone else... these are DELICIOUS! I will never buy boxed granola bars again. This recipe is so versatile, the possibilities are endless. Thanks, Kitten, for sharing!

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wealthave November 30, 2009

I did not follow the whole recipe, I just added ingredients to my preference. I used the basic recipe the sugar, syrup, butter, peanut butter and oats. I did use vanilla instead of maple extract. Then I just added nuts and more nuts of all kinds. I had a few dried cranberries and threw those in. The base is super tasty and you can really add whatever you want to it. I also used a cookie sheet to bake it and they are really really good. Not really crispy and not really chewy just perfect. Thanks for sharing your great recipe

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Bonnie Young July 12, 2008

These are DELICIOUS!! Used maple syrup instead of corn and used some dried cranberries and raisins. These make very sweet bars - perfect for a quick dessert!! Thanks Kit! :)

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Redsie June 24, 2008

This was my first attempt in making granola bars and I am glad I did! A big HIT! DD is a very picky eater, so I am always on a look out for healthy snacks and need I say she LOVED it! Used vanilla extract instead of maple, whole-meal flour for wheat germ, a mixture of sultanas and black currant for raisins, almonds and brazil nuts for nuts and figs and cherries for dried fruit. And also used a bit less than 1 cup of chocolate chips. Next time I shall try it with dried apricots and dates. Thank you, Kittencal, for sharing yet another one of your wonderful recipes.

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Aaliyah's&Aaron'sMum December 09, 2007

This is excellent, I brought back a bottle of corn syrup on my visit to Canada as it's impossible to find here and I will definitely be asking my Mum to send me a bottle every Christmas just so I can make this. I also added 1/3 cup of sunflower seeds. We all loved this and it goes straight in to my favourite file. Thanks for sharing.

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Evie* August 18, 2007

Great taste, even with vanilla extract instead of maple. I left out the coconut, nuts, and dried fruit for my hubby. The uncooked mix is delicious! The final product is not crispy, but not cakey either- just right.

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J-Lynn May 04, 2007

What more can I say...... :yummy: Get these damn things away from me :yummy:

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Diana #2 April 14, 2007

Just made these bars. I just had to taste the mixture before placing the pan in the oven. DELICIOUS! Substituted walnuts for peanuts, use 1-1/4 cups dried cranberries for the whole recipe and left everything else the same. The best granola bars I have ever tasted and so easy to make! My family also loved them! Never will I buy granola bars again! Thanks for posting!

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Mavis S. March 20, 2007
Fantastic Granola Bars