Josephine's No-Bake Granola Bars


A quick and yummy way to start the morning. You probably have all the ingredients right in your pantry. You can use your imagination to add other dried fruits, sesame seed, or other nuts, wheat germ, etc. Maple syrup or light corn syrup can work as sweetener substitutes for the honey.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
55 mins
12 bars


  • ½ cup firmly packed brown sugar

  • ½ cup honey

  • 1 cup peanut butter

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 ½ cups quick-cooking rolled oats

  • 1 ½ cups crispy rice cereal

  • 1 cup raisins

  • ½ cup shredded coconut

  • ½ cup sunflower seeds


  1. Lightly grease an 8-inch glass baking dish.

  2. Bring brown sugar and honey to a boil in a saucepan, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and stir peanut butter and vanilla into the sugar mixture.

  3. Mix oats, rice cereal, raisins, coconut, and sunflower nuts in a large bowl; add peanut butter mixture and blend. Press mixture into the prepared pan.

  4. Cool mixture completely before cutting into bars.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

342 Calories
16g Fat
47g Carbs
9g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 342
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 20%
Saturated Fat 4g 18%
Sodium 140mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 47g 17%
Dietary Fiber 4g 13%
Total Sugars 31g
Protein 9g
Vitamin C 3mg 14%
Calcium 34mg 3%
Iron 3mg 15%
Potassium 340mg 7%

* 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.

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