I am just returning from a sudden out-of-town trip and my house and children are overloaded with needs I must attend to. So in that vein, let me simply state that if you need a midweek pick-me-up, these quick and
Extra chewy granola bars. You can make them your own by picking different ingredients to add in! Try using any combination of miniature chocolate chips, sunflower seeds, raisins, chopped dried fruits, candy-coated chocolate pieces, chopped nuts, etc.
You'll need just six ingredients, including a convenient boxed cake mix, to bake up these chewy bars chock-full of walnuts and dates. They are my husband's favorite snack, and he loves to take them to work. I often whip up a batch for bake sales or to share with my co-workers at our local car dealership.
'Our children are now grown and gone, but they always look forward to eating these chocolaty treats when they come back home to visit,' relates Lavone Edgar from Nampa, Idaho. Her recipe makes a dozen wholesome bars-enough for the two of you to enjoy and share.