Tasty Tuesday: Chocolate Granola Bars

We love these granola bars.  They are so yummy and are at least a pretty healthy snack for something that is sweet.  They are also quite versatile.  If you don’t have quite the full amount of something you can just play around with amounts- the bars will either just be gooier or a bit more dry.  Have fun with them!

Chocolate Granola Bars

1/2 c. peanut butter
1/3 c. honey
1/4 c. butter
1 1/2 c. rolled oats
3 tbsp. wheat germ
1 c. filler such as Cheerios, coconut, sunflower seeds, peanuts, Craisins (can split amount between several things)
1/2 c. chocolate chips

Melt peanut butter, honey and butter.  Stir in rolled oats, wheat germ, filler item, and 1/4 c. chocolate chips.  Cool then stir in remaining 1/4 c. chocolate chips.  Pour into a foil lined 8×8 pan and refrigerate.  Once cooled, flip the bars out and cut into the size you want.  Store refrigerated.

* If you are impatient like I am sometimes I just dump the whole 1/2 c. of chocolate chips in while everything is still warm.  They all melt and I just have a more chocolatey, gooey bar!

I linked up this recipe at Balancing Beauty and Bedlam’s Tasty Tuesday and Blessed with Grace’s Tempt my Tummy Tuesday.




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  1. by Taryn

    On April 18, 2013 at 2:20 pm

    I made these with my toddler. They were great! Didn’t have any wheat germ so, we substituted with flax meal. Worked great!

  2. by Lydia Beiler

    On April 18, 2013 at 9:07 pm

    Taryn- So glad you enjoyed them. Thanks so much for taking the time to stop back and let me know. And kudos on being creative and subbing the flax meal. :)

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