Microwave Oatmeal Granola Bars

Microwave Oatmeal Granola Bars

(8 servings)    Printable Version
  • 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

To see a video of this recipe in action, visit our blog post called How To Make Chewy Granola Bars In The Microwave.

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.

Comments About This Recipe
What do you think of Microwave Oatmeal Granola Bars?
Overall Average Rating = 3 (out of 5)
Based on 1 vote.

From Lagatorbait

FYI - You can substitute agave syrup for the corn syrup.

Comment submitted: 8/25/2013 (#16288)

From Cottonpickin

Corn Syrup and high fructose corn syrup are not particularly healthful for people. But American's are addicted to it. It makes my 5 year old son mean, so we've taken all of us off it. I wish we could find a breakfast bar that did not have it in the ingredients. One things to know... steer clear of Kellogg's brands breakfast cereal, if you are trying to avoid High Fructose Corn Syrup. General Mills is pretty great! And, my 13 year old daughter pointed out that almost anything with the Quaker man is pretty healthful.

Comment submitted: 12/29/2007 (#4275)

From J-money
Rating (out of 5):  

This is not a breakfast item... this is a cookie. But it was a good cookie. Way too sweet for breakfast.

Comment submitted: 5/23/2007 (#2489)

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