Chewy Chocolate Chip Granola Bars– The best homemade granola bars! Chewy, yummy and good for you!
After months of searching I finally found and perfected the best homemade granola bars! I’ve tried so many granola bar recipes. Some were pretty good but lacked in flavor or were too crunchy. Some were really not so great and I didn’t even want to eat it. Then I came across this recipe on Buns in my Oven. I loved it the first time I made it but made it a few more times to tweak some things about it. It was a little too sweet the first time so I added less sugar.
One thing I love about this recipe is how simple the ingredients are. I bet you have all these ingredients already! Oats, whole wheat flour, wheat germ, cinnamon, a little salt, brown sugar and chocolate chips. You could even switch up the chocolate chips and add in peanut butter chips, nuts, dried fruit or any mixture of those! However you would like. After playing around with the amount I decided 1/3 was the perfect amount of chocolate chips to add. A little chocolately sweetness added but not too much. I also added 1 Tbsp. of ground flax seed. That is optional.
The wet ingredients are simple as well. An egg white, honey, canola oil and vanilla. Mix that all together, add it to the dry ingredients, bake it and then you have a yummy batch of homemade granola bars! Much better than store-bought if you ask me!
I’m seriously so excited to have this recipe now! These taste so good. Like a chocolate chip cookie but healthier for you! I have loved having these to grab when I need a quick snack.
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Adapted from Buns in my Oven