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5 from 3 votes

Homemade Granola Bar Recipe

Homemade granola bars are easy to make and taste delicious! This simple chocolate chip granola bar recipe uses only 5 ingredients and requires no time in the oven!
Cook Time5 mins
resting time30 mins
Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: 30 minutes or less
Servings: 12 bars
Calories: 186kcal


  • 3 1/2 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 3 tablespoons smooth peanut butter
  • 1 1/2 cups granola
  • 1/4 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips


  • Melt marshmallows and butter in small saucepan over medium heat.
    melting marshmallows and butter in a sauce pan
  • Add the peanut butter, stirring to combine, then remove from heat.
    adding peanut butter to a sauce pan
  • Stir in granola and mix until combined.
    adding granola to peanut butter and marshmallow mixture in a sauce pan
  • Spoon the granola mixture into 8×8-inch baking dish lined with parchment paper. Lightly press mixture into pan.
    pressing granola mixture into a baking dish lined with parchment paper
  • Sprinkle the chocolate chips, lightly pressing them into the granola.
    sprinkling chocolate chips on top of granola bars
  • Set aside at room temperature to cool for 30 minutes.
    chocolate chip granola bars laying on the counter
  • Cut into 12 pieces, then enjoy!


This recipe can easily be doubled if you like thicker granola bars!
Store treats in an airtight container or ziplock baggies at room temperature for up to 3 weeks.


Serving: 1bar | Calories: 186kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 36mg | Potassium: 114mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 61IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 1mg