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#ad Easy Granola Cookie Bars. Sugar cookie base topped with a peanut butter caramel, granola, chocolate, and sea salt! showmetheyummy.com Made in partnership w/ @sweethmgranola #SweetHomeFarm
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5 from 3 votes

Granola Cookie Bars

Easy Granola Cookie Bars. Sugar cookie base topped with a peanut butter caramel, granola, chocolate, and sea salt! 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: caramel, easy, maple pecan granola
Servings: 9 bars
Calories: 410kcal
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Ingredients

  • 1 (16 oz) package refrigerated sugar cookie dough
  • 1 cup Sweet Home Farm Maple Pecan Granola divided
  • 1/3 cup caramel ice cream topping
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 cup semisweet or dark chocolate chips

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and spray an 8 or 9 inch non stick square pan with cooking spray.

  • Place cookie dough and 1/2 cup granola into a large bowl. Use your hands to thoroughly combine. 
  • Press a little more than half of the dough evenly in bottom of pan. *Spray hands with cooking spray to avoid sticking*
  • Bake 10- 15 minutes or until light golden brown.
  • Cool 5 minutes.
  • In a small bowl, combine caramel, peanut butter, flour, and salt. Stir until well combined.
  • Pour mixture over cooled cookie crust. Carefully spread to within 1/4-inch from edge. *Spray spatula with cooking spray to avoid sticking while spreading*
  • Sprinkle with chocolate chips and remaining granola.
  • Crumble and gently press the remaining cookie dough over bars.
  • Bake 25-35 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Cool 20 minutes - 1 hour, cut, and serve with ice cream and an extra drizzle of caramel!
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Notes

You can reduce the caloric value if you cut these into smaller bars, but I like really big dessert bars. ;) 

Nutrition

Serving: 1large bar | Calories: 410kcal | Carbohydrates: 53g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 279mg | Potassium: 237mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 25IU | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 2.4mg