What do you get when you combine your new favorite granola with the world’s best flavor combo? Peanut butter cup granola bars! We’ve paired our Almond Butter Granola with crispy rice cereal to give you a deliciously crunchy bar, then dressed it up with a creamy peanut butter drizzle. Extra peanut butter cup pieces not required, but 100% recommended.
- 2 cups Spread The Love Spread The Love® ALMOND BUTTER Granola
- 1 1/2 cups brown crisp rice cereal
- 1/2 cup crushed peanuts
- 1/4 cup almond flour
- 3 tbsp coconut oil
- 2 tbsp honey
- 3 tbsp cacao powder
- 2/3 cup Spread The Love Spread The Love® NAKED Organic Peanut Butter
- 1 tbsp maple syrup (optional, for added sweetness)
Step 1In a large bowl, combine the granola, cereal, peanuts and almond flour and set aside.
Step 2In a small bowl, add the coconut oil and honey and heat just until the coconut oil is melted completely. Stir together, then mix in the cacao powder until smooth.
Step 3Pour the mixture over the granola along with the peanut butter and maple syrup.
Step 4Mix together until the granola is evenly coated, then pour into an 8x8 baking dish lined with parchment paper.
Step 5Using the bottom of a measuring cup, firmly press the mixture into the bottom of the dish so that the bars are about 1 in. thick.
Step 6Place in the freezer for 30 minutes to allow the bars to firm up, then cut into bars. Store in an air-tight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.
Step 7 - Optional peanut butter drizzle
Step 8Add 2 tbsp. of Spread The Love peanut butter to a small bowl and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes. Drizzle over the cold bars and top with chopped peanut butter cup pieces!