No Bake Trail Mix Bars


Recipe PicBy Cathy Blatnik


1 cup light brown sugar
1/2 cup unsalted butter
1/4 cup honey
1/4 cup agave nectar
1 cup smooth peanut butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 1/2 cups quick oats
2 cups crisp rice cereal
1/3 cup dried cranberries
1 cup milk chocolate morsels
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1/3 cup salted sunflower kernels


Cover a jellyroll pan (11 x 17 inches) with aluminum foil and spray lightly with non-stick cooking spray. Set aside. In a large bowl, combine the oats, rice cereal, cranberries, milk chocolate morsels, chopped pecans and sunflower kernels. Set aside. In a large saucepan, combine the brown sugar, butter, honey, agave nectar, peanut butter and vanilla extract. Bring to boil slowly, then reduce to medium heat and stir constantly for two minutes. Remove from heat and pour over the ingredients in the large bowl. Mix well with a large spoon and then press evenly into the prepared pan. Refrigerate for a minimum of two hours. Cut in 24 bars. Store covered in the refrigerator.

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