Reciped adapted from Spend Smart, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
2 cups quick cooking oats
2 cups crispy rice cereal
20 mini pretzels, crushed
3/4 cup pancake syrup, maple syrup, or honey
1/2 cup peanut butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Add in 1/2 cup dried fruit, nuts, chocolate chips, or coconut to fit your taste.
Bake in a 300°F oven for 20 minutes for a crunchier granola bar.
Wash hands well when making meals or snacks that will not be cooked.