Shreddies Chewy Granola Squares


A great home-made alternative to store-bought granola bars.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Additional Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
24 (2 1/4-inch) squares


  • ¼ cup butter or margarine

  • ¼ cup vegetable oil

  • cup packed brown sugar

  • ¼ cup golden corn syrup

  • 2 tablespoons liquid honey

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 3 cups Post Shreddies Cereal

  • 1 cup sweetened dried cranberries

  • ¾ cup toasted natural almonds

  • ¾ cup large flake rolled oats

  • ¼ cup toasted sesame seeds


  1. Lightly grease 13x9-inch baking pan; line with parchment paper with 2 ends extending over edge of pan.

  2. Place butter, oil, sugar, corn syrup, honey, and salt in medium saucepan. Bring to boil over medium-high heat, stirring frequently; reduce heat and simmer 5 min.

  3. Meanwhile combine remaining ingredients in large bowl. Drizzle liquid mixture over top, stirring constantly until well coated.

  4. Transfer to prepared pan; pat down evenly. Bake at 325 degrees F 15 min. Cool in pan 20 min. Holding both ends of parchment paper, lift from pan and place on rack to cool completely before cutting into squares.



Make Ahead: Squares can be stored in airtight container at room temperature for up to 1 week.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

146 Calories
8g Fat
19g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 146
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 5mg 2%
Sodium 103mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 19g 7%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 2g
Calcium 31mg 2%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 56mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.