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Tried and True – Homemade Chewy Granola Bars

{Posted on September 12, 2011}

I recently received a gift of these goodies from a friend of mine. She’s the third generation of this recipe favorite and she knows how to get straight to my heart…FOOD! These are now on my recipe fav list too – Thanks Lynette, Grams would be proud!! xxoo

Fruit and Nut Oatmeal Chewies

1/3 cup wheat germ

1/4 tsp ground cinnamon

1 1/2 cup old-fashioned rolled oats (uncooked)

1 cup chopped dried apricots OR 1 cup dried mixed fruit

1/3 cup chopped pecans

1/4 cup raisins

Mix all above ingredients in a bowl and set aside.

1/2 cup butter

1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar

1/3 cup honey

Melt butter, br. sugar and honey in a medium-sized sauce pan and bring to a boil. Simmer 4 minutes, stirring continually. Remove from heat and add fruit/nut mixture. Press into a greased 8×8 pan until cooled and set. Remove from pan and cut into squares.

Make a batch for a friend today! :-)

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