Perfect for dessert or an afternoon snack, these granola bars are healthy and delicious.
Recipe and photo provided by Heart and Stroke.
24 bars / 25 min
Prep 20 min / Cook 5 min


2 cups (500 mL) low-fat granola cereal
1 1/4 cups (300 mL) crispy brown rice cereal
1 cup (250 mL) uncooked quick-cooking oats
2 tbsp (30 mL) chopped almonds
1/4 cup (50 mL) dried cranberries or dried blueberries
1/2 cup (125 mL) honey
1/2 cup (125 mL) creamy natural peanut butter
1 tbsp (15 mL) canola oil
1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla extract


In large bowl, combine granola, rice cereal, oats, almonds and dried berries; set aside.
In small saucepan, bring honey, peanut butter, canola oil and vanilla over low heat and heat 5 minutes or until blended.
Pour peanut butter mixture over cereal mixture, stirring until coated. Press mixture into lightly greased 9 x 13 inch (22 x 33 cm) pan.
Press mixture down tightly with wax paper. Cover and cool completely in pan in refrigerator at least 1 hour before slicing into 24 bars.