Chocolate, Cherry, Pumpkin Seed Granola Bars
  • 3 cups rice cereal
  • 1 cup quick oats
  • 1 tablespoon ground flaxseed
  • ½ cup chopped dark chocolate
  • ½ cup chopped dried cherries
  • ½ cup roasted pumpkin seeds (pepitas)
  • 1 cup creamy all-natural peanut butter
  • ½ cup honey
  1. Combine rice cereal through pumpkin seeds in a bowl.
  2. In a small saucepan heat peanut butter and honey over medium-low heat for about 5 minutes or until smooth and creamy. Pour peanut butter mixture into bowl with rice cereal mixture and stir until completely combined.
  3. Line a 9x9 baking pan with parchment paper and pour granola mixture into pan, patting down with back of spoon or hands. Chill in refrigerator for about an hour. Remove from refrigerator. Lift parchment paper out of pan and cut into squares.
Recipe by Vegging at the Shore at