Homemade Peanut Butter Raisin Granola Bar Recipe

I will be the first to admit I was a little skeptical when I first heard about the new flavours of Kraft Peanut Butter.  I mean, who messes with peanut butter it is so perfect just all on its own!  Smooth, Crunchy, that is all I need.  And to mix stuff into your Peanut Butter, how good is that going to taste?!?  Telling Hubs about the new flavours he started laughing at me.  You see I grew up on Honey AND Peanut Butter sandwiches, they were the only sandwich I would take to school for years.  Oh, and who else here has had “Ants on a Log” or a PB and Banana sandwich for an after school snack? *Raises Hand*   Hmmm well maybe Kraft is on to something with their 4 new flavours:

Kraft Peanut Butter Flavours

I had a chance to try out the new flavours, and were they ever tasty!  I don’t see them replacing my Kraft crunchy peanut butter, but they are a welcome addition to the family. Oh and baking with the new flavours… well I made some of the most delicious & chewy granola bars I have ever tasted!  homemade granola bars 5I adapted the Cinnamon Raisin-Peanut Butter Granola Bars recipe on the Kraft website for ingredients that I had on hand and they turned out so well!  Quick and simple to make I am already on my second batch as the first one disappeared so fast! Here is my Granola Bar Recipe:

Homemade Peanut Butter Raisin Granola Bar Recipe

Ingredients

  • <span style="font-size: 14px;" data-mce-style="font-size: 14px;">1 cup Kraft Peanut Butter with Cinnamon Granola Raisin</span>
  • <span style="font-size: 14px;" data-mce-style="font-size: 14px;">1/2 cup honey</span>
  • <span style="font-size: 14px;" data-mce-style="font-size: 14px;">1/4 cup oil</span>
  • <span style="font-size: 14px;" data-mce-style="font-size: 14px;">2 cups large flake rolled oats</span>
  • <span style="font-size: 14px;" data-mce-style="font-size: 14px;">1 cup Raisins</span>
  • <span style="font-size: 14px;" data-mce-style="font-size: 14px;">1/2 cup Ground Flax Meal</span>
  • <span style="font-size: 14px;" data-mce-style="font-size: 14px;">1/4 Chocolate Chips</span>

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F
  • To plump up raisins soak in hot water for 10 minutes. Drain and pat dry.
  • Mix Peanut Butter, Honey and Oil in large bowl
  • Add in Oats, Ground Flax, Chocolate Chips and Raisins
  • Press into a 9" parchment lined square pan
  • Bake for 25 mins or until golden brown on top.
  • Allow to completely cook before lifting out of pan and cutting

 

Be warned, these are addictive.  However since they are so easy to make I don’t mind!

So what do you think?  Have you tried any of the new Peanut Butter Flavours?  Which one do you think you would like the best?

Disclosure:  I was provided with a sample of this product from Kraft Canada.  All opinions are strictly my own.

10 thoughts on “Homemade Peanut Butter Raisin Granola Bar Recipe”

  1. I saw these in the grocery store, but haven’t tried them yet! I so want to try the Peanut Butter with Cinnamon Granola Raisin now!!

  2. This sounds like such a great recipe! I think it makes sense to make your own and have more control what goes in them rather then buy the ones in the store!

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