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No-Bake Granola Bars

Photo: Tina Cornett; Styling: Mary Lyn Hill
Yield 4 1/2 dozen
Super quick and easy to make, these granola bars are a great snack to have on hand.

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups crisp rice cereal
  • 2 cups uncooked quick-cooking oats
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup milk chocolate morsels

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 3 ingredients in a large bowl; set aside.

  2. Bring brown sugar and syrup to a boil in a small saucepan over medium-high heat, stirring constantly; remove from heat. Stir in peanut butter and vanilla until blended.

  3. Pour peanut butter mixture over cereal mixture, stirring until coated; let stand 10 minutes. Stir in chocolate morsels. Press mixture into a 13- x 9-inch pan; cool in pan on a wire rack. Cut into bars.