Fruit and Nut Cereal Bars

Making granola bars at home is easy and fun. Kids can choose their favourite fruit and toppings.
-- Serves
1 cup Crown® Lily White® Corn Syrup
OR Beehive® OR Crown® Golden Syrup
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup peanut butter (creamy OR chunky)
1 package (7 ounces) OR 1-1/4 cups dried fruit pieces, such as: cranberries, raisins, chopped dates, cherries, diced apricots, etc...
1 cup chopped nuts
2 cups crispy rice cereal
2 cups old fashioned oats
1/2 cup semi-sweet miniature chocolate chips OR candy-coated chocolate pieces

Cook corn syrup and sugar together in a large saucepan over medium heat, stirring to dissolve sugar. Bring mixture to a boil (OR in a 1-quart microwave-safe container, microwave on HIGH (100%) for 2 to 2-1/2 minutes until syrup boils). Remove from heat.

Stir in baking soda and peanut butter until blended thoroughly. Add dried fruit mixture and nuts; stir to combine. Stir in cereal until thoroughly coated.

Pour into greased 13 x 9-inch pan and pat into place. Top with miniature chocolate chips and press down.

Cool and cut into squares. Store in an airtight container for up to 2 days.

Total Time
Cook Time 5 minutes
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