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These are delicious - very addictive!! I made a couple of small changes: subbed honey for the corn syrup, used organic puffed brown rice cereal and natural peanut butter and reduced the brown sugar to 1/4 c. for a healthy treat. I found the secret to making them stay together is to press them into the pan as hard as you can. Thanks for a great recipe!

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CrystalB April 08, 2011

I was looking for a good granola/cereal type breakfast bar to make for my picky toddler, sure I could go and buy them at the store but they are full of preservatives...I was so glad that I found this recipe..It turned out great and was easy as 1-2-3.. I added chocolate chips as well..another things was I melt just a enough chocolate to coat the top..I firmly patted the mixture into the pan and when they cooled and I cut them they held together just fine..next time I will add a little of coconut and probably omit the peanut butter upping the corn syrup just a tad...thanks for the recipe...

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chef FIFI March 04, 2004

These bars are easy to make and taste good. They even freeze well. I made them exactly as directed in the recipe, but the next time I make them I will omit the brown sugar. DH needs to cut down on the sugar and I think the corn syrup will make it sweet enough for us. Excellent recipe! Thanks for sharing.

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Miss Annie August 26, 2003

Pretty good and nice snack for adults and kids. used mini chocolate chips instead of raisins. senseicheryl - to make bars soft, don't boil syrup and sugar on high, use medium heat.

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Chef GreanEyes February 08, 2010

My kids(including my husband) thought they were great and kept asking for more. I put chocolate chips instead of raisins and they were quite the simple treat. The closest to store bought granola bars I have made yet, I have been trying lots of different recipes. Thanks!

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kristalle February 25, 2004

These were extremely good exactly as written. I did not change a thing except to use bulk 'crispy rice' cereal from our co-op and bulk organic peanut butter. Turned out great and were a snap to make. My only caveat would be to work quickly getting this into the pan. It sets up quite rapidly. Furthermore it is really sticky so I may mix the wet and dry with two buttered or PAM sprayed spoons next time. And there will be a next time.

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Kate Fisher July 14, 2010

These are the best granola bars, and so easy to fix. I didn't have the full amount of peanut butter so I added about 1/3 cup of butterscotch chips. They are great!!!!

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Bev. E. February 29, 2004

A good way to get the kids to eat healthy, but these were a little too dry. I made exactly as directed, except used natural PB and added 1T molasses, which I would think would make it more moist. I'll try again, maybe use a bit more molasses and add some choc chips. Also, I didn't think it was too sweet, maybe because of the natural PB which does not have the extra sugar and salt of regular PB.

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annlouise October 06, 2003

These are delicious!! I decided to try them out with 1/4 C. mini m & m's and 1/4 C. mini chocolate chips instead of raisins. I also subbed honey for the corn syrup and reduced the brown sugar to 1/3 C. packed. They were so simple and quick to make. My 3-year old loves to help me bake and cook so this was perfect for us!! Thanks for posting.

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nkoprince08 April 12, 2013

Nice chewy granola bars my teenagers have deemed better than the boxed ones. I do add mini chocolate chips to them as I am mixing it togerther. I have also subbed the peanutbutter with nutella and it was a huge hit.

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