This recipe for Maple Chocolate Cinnamon Granola Bars is so simple and takes about 10 minutes to make. The flavors are deep, rich, and spicy – like nothing you can get from a box!
This was my first time making granola bars, and it was so easy I wonder why I didn’t do it sooner!
The recipe is simple and easy to change up according to what flavors you like or what you happen to have on hand. I decided on Maple Chocolate Cinnamon Granola Bars. You can’t get that from a box!
They are nice and chewy, just the way I like them – and there is no baking required! Yay!
These bars have a double dose of chocolate, which is perfect for a chocoholic like me The cinnamon chips add a spicy sweetness that I just love. Cinnamon and chocolate is such a lovely combination. The maple syrup adds just a subtle flavor, but it’s just enough to notice that there’s something different and wonderful about these granola bars.
I hope you try these Maple Chocolate Cinnamon Granola Bars! You will love them!
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Recipe adapted from Chocolate Chip Granola Bars from Heather’s French Press.
Maple Chocolate Cinnamon Granola Bars
|Prep time||15 minutes|
- 1 1/2 cup rolled oats
- 1 1/2 cup rice krispie cereal
- 1/4 cup cocoa powder
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 cup brown sugar
- 1/4 cup maple syrup
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/4 cup cinnamon chips
- 1/4 cup semi sweet chocolate chips
|In a bowl, add the oats, cereal, salt, and cocoa powder. Stir and set aside.|
|In a small saucepan heat the brown sugar, maple syrup, and butter until melted and just beginning to boil. Turn off heat, Stir in vanilla. Pour over cereal mixture and gently stir until well coated. Add chips and stir again. Press into a greased, wax paper lined 9x9" pan and let cool completely before cutting into bars. Store covered at room temperature.|