No Bake M&M's® Granola Bars
Chewy no bake granola bars studded with M&M's® and perfect for some summer fun-shine and spontaneous outings! And don't forget to enter the "Share A Little Funshine Sweepstakes"
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time3 mins
Total Time13 mins
- 2 cups quick cooking oats or pulse whole oats in a food processor a bit
- 2 cups whole oats
- 2 C rice crispy cereal
- 1/2 C shredded coconut
- 1/2 cup pecan pieces
- 1/2 C butter
- 1/2 C honey
- 1/2 C brown sugar
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp vanilla
- 1/3 cup Plain M&M’s®
- 1/3 Cup Peanut M&M’s®
Mix oats, cereal, pecan pieces and coconut in a mixing bowl.
Melt butter over a medium high heat in a small sauce pan.
Add the honey, brown sugar and salt to the butter.
Stir together until mixed, then leave it alone until it comes to a boil.
Give it a stir, then once the whole pot is boiling, set a timer for 2 mins and 15 seconds, and turn the heat down to medium.
Make sure it keeps boiling.
After the vanilla and mix together, then pour the mixture over the oats.
Give it a good stir until mixed together and completely coated.
Add in the M&M’s® Plain
Add in the M&M’s® Peanut
Press into a cookie sheet (18 x 13 pan) that is lightly greased and lined with parchment paper. Press well so that the bars do not fall apart when you eat them.
Put in the fridge for 20 minutes to firm up, then cut into size.
Calories: 279kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 158mg | Potassium: 114mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 430IU | Vitamin C: 2.3mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 2.3mg