Go-to Granola Bars

Recipe by kzmom
READY IN: 25mins
YIELD: 40 bars


  • 4
    cups oatmeal
  • 2
    cups flour
  • 1
    cup coconut
  • 14
    cup sugar
  • 2
    teaspoons baking soda
  • 12
    teaspoon salt
  • 34
    cup vegetable oil
  • 34
    cup honey (OR 1/2 cup honey, 1/4 cup molasses , OR 1/2 cup honey, 1/4 cup corn syrup depending on your taste)
  • raisins, chocolate chips, Craisins (or whatever you prefer to add)


  • Mix dry ingredients together well.
  • Add oil and honey.
  • Mix well. Get your fingers in there and mix it until all is blended and sticky feeling. If you don't, they will turn out crumbly.
  • Add raisins and whatever else you enjoy.
  • Firmly press into jelly roll pan (12 x 15 inch).
  • Bake 15 to 20 minutes at 375°F They will look puffy and soft when you take them out.
  • Don't wait until they are brown or they will be very hard.
  • Cut into squares while still warm. (I find a pizza cutter works well.).