Sunday, March 08, 2015

Peanut Butter Granola Bars - Home Sweet Home Bake Along (18/100)


Well, these are rather nice. They taste like an American peanut butter candy, but better. You can pretend they are healthy because of the nuts, seeds and dried fruit.


They are so more-ish, that in the time it has taken to write this post I have already eaten three. I had to hide them from myself or I would have devoured more.


I certainly hope to make these again, but will probably add a touch more peanut butter to act as a slightly firmer binding.


I was troubled by a little disintegration, but not to the degree that Gill described.


I made a couple of substitutions in the basic granola mix - I replaced the pecans with walnuts, and used a seed mix rather than just pumpkin and sunflower seeds. I also replaced the raisins with a mix of cranberries, sultanas, chopped dates and chopped dried apricots.


Ingredients:
60g unsalted butter
60ml honey
480g porridge oats
80g flaked almonds
80g pecan nuts, chopped
50g pumpkin seeds
50g sunflower seeds
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
160g raisins
100g crunchy peanut butter
125ml golden syrup
70g soft light brown sugar

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3 comments:

talesofpiglingbland said...

Yup, these are a winner for me too!

Beckie said...

And to think I would have otherwise just have flicked past them!

Lucy Parissi said...

These sound lovely but I think I would have to hide them as well – too hard to resist eating them all! Thanks for linking to #CookBlogShare