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Granola Bars Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Shirley Zens
Added: Saturday, September 19, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/4 cup butter
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1 1/2 pounds marshmallows
1/4 cup honey
1/4 cup peanut butter
5 cups oatmeal
4 1/2 cup rice krispies
1 pkg. crushed graham cracker
1 cup crushed peanuts
1/2 cup mini chocolate chips (optional)
1 cup of coconut
1 cup raisins
1 cup each of dried apples, crasins or any other dried fruit you may enjoy.

Directions:
Directions:
Melt butter, vegetable oil, and marshmallows. Then add honey and peanut butter. Mix the remaining ingredients in a large bowl. Pour marshmallow mixture over that. Work mixture together with a spoon first, until cool enough to work with hands. Once mixed well. Put in a cookie sheet with wax paper and press together firmly. VERY PACKED FIRMLY. Once it's packed cut into 1 1/2 X 2 inches. Can be frozen or left out.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Have kids that have even tried stepping on it to make sure it was packed tight enough.

 

 

 

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