Monday, March 25, 2013

Awesome healthier chocolate chip granola bars

  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/3 cup (a littlle less than) organic brown sugar
  • 2 cups organic toasted oats
  • 3 tablespoons ground flax meal (optional)
  • 1 cup all natural crisp rice cereal
  • 1 dash of vanilla extract (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons to a handful of natural chocolate chips or dried cranberries

In a small pot on the stove heat coconut oil, honey and sugar. Bring to a low bubbling boil, lower the heat and cook for 2 minutes longer, stirring.
In a medium bowl combine oats flax, and cereal. Pour over the sugar mixture, and stir until well combined.
Let cool for a few minutes, and then fold in chocolate chips.
Spoon mixture into a parchment paper lined pan (about 9x9)
press down, make sure it is one even layer.
top with more wax paper, and place a heavy object(s) on top.
in 3 hours cut your bars and enjoy! To store wrap in bpa free plastic wrap, or wax paper.
do not refrigerate, they will harden

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