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Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Trail Bars

Mar 11, 2016 12:00AM

Yield: 12-18 bars

Prep time: 20 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup Smucker's Natural Creamy Peanut Butter, stirred
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 6 tbsp water
  • 1 cup chocolate whey protein powdered drink mix
  • 2 cups granola cereal with raisins
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips

What to do:

  1. Line 8-by-8-inch pan with foil, extending foil up sides of pan.
  2. Place peanut butter and honey in microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on HIGH 30 seconds. Stir. Microwave an additional 30 seconds. Stir until mixture is smooth.
  3. Whisk water and powdered drink mix until blended. Add to peanut butter mixture. Stir until smooth.
  4. Stir in granola and chocolate chips until evenly moistened.
  5. Press evenly in prepared pan. 
  6. Coat a piece of wax paper with no-stick cooking spray and place coated side down on bar mixture. Flatten with hands. Remove paper carefully.
  7. Chill 1 hour, then cut into bars.