Homemade Energy BarsINGREDIENTS:
4 cups wheat and barley nugget cereal (e.g., Grape Nuts)
1 cup dried cranberries (or dried fruit of your choice)
1 cup peanut butter
1 cup honey
2/3 cup packed dark brown sugar
Related: Cranberry Cornmeal Cookies
Lightly spray a 13x9-inch baking pan, or line pan with foil.
Mix the cereal and fruit in a large bowl.
Mix the peanut butter, honey, and brown sugar in a medium saucepan set over medium heat. Cook and stir until mixture comes to a gentle boil. Pour mixture over cereal and fruit, stirring until well-blended.
Transfer entire mixture to prepared pan. With a large square of wax paper, press mixture firmly into prepared pan. Chill for 1 hour to set. Cut into 30 bars. Wrap bars in plastic wrap and store in an airtight container. Makes 30 bars.
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