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Recipe of the Month – June 2021

Chewy Granola Bars

As prepared by Danielle Cowen, Summit’s Food Service Director

Yield 12 bars


Oats- 2/3 cup

Almonds- 1/3 cup

Pecans- ¼ cup

Simple Syrup- ¼ cup (equal parts sugar/water cooked until sugar dissolves)

Butter- ½ stick

Marshmallow- 2 cup

Vanilla Extract- 2 tsp

Dried Cranberries- ½ cup

Rice Krispy Cereal- ½ cup


  • Toss oats, almonds, pecans, and simple syrup together. Toast in an oven at 350F for 8-10minutes.
  • Melt marshmallow, butter, and vanilla extract over low heat on the stove.
  • In a bowl, mix oat mixture, melted marshmallow, dried fruit, and Rice Krispy cereal. Press into a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper. Allow to cool. Cut into 12 bars and enjoy.


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