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My mother-in-law sent me some delish power balls the other day while my hubs was gone on a mission. I accidentally ate them all before he came home so he didn't get to try any, whoops! They were just such a perfect on-the-go treat that I could grab whenever I knew I'd be hungry but didn't have time to sit down to a meal. So I grabbed the recipe for those power balls and adapted them into a granola bar that I made with SNICKERS®. Since we've been traveling a ton lately, I made a bunch of these to keep in my freezer and grab whenever I know I'll need an energy pick-me-up.

The SNICKERS® Almond and Peanut Butter variations are really yummy and I used both in this recipe. I grabbed the individual bars at Walgreens but I also saw fun-size bags with all the variations at my local store FYI. And another note: I tried making these with peanut butter instead of honey but unfortunately they came out too crumbly; I think the honey just sticks better.

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Snickers Power Granola Bars
Makes about 12 bars


  • 2 cups oats
  • 1/4 cup chia seeds
  • 1/4 cup flax seeds
  • 1/2 cup shredded coconut
  • 3/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup + 2 Tbsp packed brown sugar
  • 3 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 3 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 3/4 cup Snickers Almond or Peanut Butter, chopped

Directions:

Line a quarter jelly roll pan or 8x8 in. square pan with aluminum foil.

Combine the brown sugar, butter, vanilla, salt and honey in a small saucepan and place over medium heat. Stir until the sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat. 

In a large mixing bowl, combine the oats, chia seeds, flax seeds, coconut, and chopped Snickers. Add the liquid mixture and stir well. Pour into your pan evenly and press down firmly. I used the bottom of a mini loaf pan and took a good 5 minutes to press this down, you want it to be as tight as possible. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours. 

Gently use the aluminum foil to pull the bars out of the pan and place onto a cutting board. Cut into rectangles and enjoy. 



12 comments

  1. Oh my goodness, those look delicious! I am going to have to try this out :)

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  2. Ohhhh yummmmy
    Thanks for sharing the recipe
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  3. These bars look absolutely delicious! I'm definitely going to be making them!

    Paige
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    1. Thanks Paige! I honestly liked the recipe as it was but the balls looked like brown cookie dough, and it invited certain comparisons that I just couldn't handle lol. So it makes a delicious granola bar too, if a bit crumbly.

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  4. Miam miam, ça a l'air très bon! (it looks so good)

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    1. Haha thanks! I have been trying to remember my French lately because my sis-in-law sent me some chocolate from Paris and all of the descriptions are of course in French!

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  5. nom nom nom! These look and sound delicious! I've made granola, but not bars! I should definitely try this. :) XO -Alexandra

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    1. Well, my peanut butter version basically turned into granola anyways haha

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  6. You know, this recipe remember an Italian cake that we called "Sbrisolona" and that is very similar and I think also in the taste. It's very energetic thanks to the cereals and choco. If you wnat the exact recipe to proof, tell me, and I will say from my grammy.

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    1. That's so interesting, I can't imagine a cake with flax seed and chia seeds! I am going to look it up now.

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