Microwave Oatmeal Granola Bars

(8 servings)

  • 2 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 2/3 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter - melted
  • 1/4 cup corn syrup
In a large bowl, combine the oats and brown sugar. Stir in the melted butter and corn syrup.

Press mixture into a lightly greased 9-inch square microwave-safe dish.

Microwave on high for 4 minutes. Rotate once midway through cooking if your microwave doesn't auto-rotate.

Sprinkle chocolate chips evenly over the bars. Microwave on low for 1 or 2 more minutes until chips are melting.

Remove dish from microwave and spread melting chocolate evenly over bars.

Refrigerate at least 30 minutes before cutting into bars.

Microwave Oatmeal Granola Bars

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I saw my sister make these and couldn't believe how easy it was to make such a great snack/breakfast. So, I asked for the recipe so I could share it with Mr Breakfast!

Mr Breakfast would like to thank BethH for this recipe.

Recipe number 1739. Submitted 5/11/2006.