Peanut Granola Bars

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Peanut Granola Bars

Peanut Granola Bars

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 6 mins

Ingredients
  

  • ½ cup honey
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
  • ½ cup light brown sugar firmly packed
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups rolled oats (quick or regular)
  • 1 cup bran flakes
  • 1 cup sweetened coconut flakes
  • 1 cup dried fruit (raisins, blueberries or cranberries)
  • 1 cup roasted peanuts chopped

Instructions
 

  • In a large, shallow. microwavable dish, combine honey, butter, peanut butter, brown sugar, vanilla and salt. Microwave at 50% power for 2 minutes then whisk to combine and microwave at 50% power for an additional 2 minutes.
  • Add oats, bran flakes, coconut flakes, dried fruit and peanuts; stir to combine. Microwave on high for 1 minute. Stir and microwave an additional 30 seconds.
  • Press mixture into 13-by-9-inch baking dish lined with parchment or wax paper with some extra hanging over the edges to easily lift bars out. Use bottom of glass wrapped with plastic wrap to press granola mixture firmly into pan.
  • Allow to cool completely for 30-45 minutes. Cut into 12-14 bars.