Crispy Peanut Butter Bars

 

 2 ½ cups crisp rice cereal

1 ¼ cups large flake oats

1 cup chopped mixed dried fruit – your choice

1 cup chopped peanuts or mixed nuts – unsalted preferred

¾ cup packed brown sugar or coconut sugar

¾ cup creamy peanut butter (check out our recipe for homemade peanut butter, its so easy)

¾ cup liquid honey or agave syrup

½ cup cocoa

2 tbsp LG Blood Orange Fused Olive Oil

 Combine first 4 ingredients in large bowl.

Heat brown sugar, peanut butter, oil and honey together in small saucepan over low heat, stirring until melted and smooth.  Stir in cocoa. Pour over dry ingredients.  Mix well.  Press firmly into 13”x9” pan lined with greased foil.  Chill until set.  Remove from pan, peel off foil, cut into bars.  Store in airtight container.

Freezes well