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6 Granola Bar Recipes For The Kids’ Afternoon Snack Attack

By Macki West |

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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6 Granola Bar Recipes For The Kids Afternoon Snack Attack

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

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Macki West

Macki West is a unique and original wild-woman at heart who happens to be wrapped around her three kids fingers. She founded Cool Mom Tips and contributes to Prudent Baby, Cooking With My Kid, Babble’s Family Kitchen, and Babble Pregnancy. Read bio and latest posts → Read Macki's latest posts →

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