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6 Granola Bar Recipes For The Kids’ Afternoon Snack Attack

With the longer days comes longer playing and running wild around the neighborhood. And all that energy spent means the kids come begging for a snack. I want to give them something to replace the energy they just burned off without ruining dinner. That’s where the homemade granola bar comes in handy. I can create them in whatever size suits the kids’ needs, and I control the ingredients so there’s no processed, bad-for-you junk in them. We’ve been trying some recipes out so we don’t get into a granola bar rut, and I’ve put together some of our favorites.

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  • White House Fruit And Oat Granola Bars 1 of 6
    White House Fruit And Oat Granola Bars
    These are good enough for Sasha and Malia, and they are definitely good enough for my kids, who came back for more. Plus, they're a great way to get some fruit in!
    Make your own White House fruit and oat granola bars
  • Ginger Granola Bars 2 of 6
    Ginger Granola Bars
    I kept stealing these from the granola bar jar. The kids kept telling me they are their snack, but I couldn't help myself. So if you're looking for an adult-pleasing bar as well, this recipe is it.
    Make your own Ginger granola bars: sweet and salty snack on the go
  • Easy Nut-Free Granola Bars 3 of 6
    Easy Nut-Free Granola Bars
    This is a truly nut-free recipe, created by a nut-allergy sufferer. Have no fear if your kiddo suffers from allergies, as she'll be totally safe eating these.
    Make your own easy nut free granola recipe
  • Chewy Walnut Granola Bar 4 of 6
    Chewy Walnut Granola Bar
    The kids loved these and loved that they didn't have to share them with me, the walnut-allergy victim.
    Make your own chewy walnut granola bars
  • Scrap-Busting Granola Bars 5 of 6
    Scrap-Busting Granola Bars
    Not only are these no-bake, but you can use any old thing taking up precious pantry space. I love finding ways to use up leftover ingredients!
    Get the recipe for scrap busting granola bar at Prudent Baby
  • Homemade Granola Bars 6 of 6
    Homemade Granola Bars
    These are made in the round, which is so fun! The kids loved the shape and the taste.
    Get the recipe for homemade granola bars at Cooking With My Kid

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