Introduction: Chewy Espresso Granola Bars
This recipe can be customized in so many ways.
Play around with your favorite add ins to see what you like best!
They are very chewy and just the right sweetness.
3 1/2 cups quick cook oats
1 cup crispy rice cereal
1/2 cup all purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon coffee extract
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/3 cup butter or margarine, softened
1/3 cup peanut butter
1/2 cup honey
1/4 cup brown sugar
1 1/2 cups coarsely chopped chocolate espresso beans
9 x 13 lightly greased pan
Spatula or wooden spoon
A large bowl
Preheat the oven to 325 degrees.
Mix everything in a large bowl.
Press the mixture into the pan.
Bake for 18 to 21 minutes, or until golden.
Press down slightly again to prevent crumbling.
Let cool about 15 minutes and cut in the pan.
Leave in the pan to cool completely.