No-Bake Granola Bars

No-Bake Granola BarsRecipe
Photo: Tina Cornett; Styling: Mary Lyn Hill
Super quick and easy to make, these granola bars are a great snack to have on hand.


4 1/2 dozen

Recipe from

Southern Living


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


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

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.

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.