– 1 c. creamy peanut butter, good quality
– 1/2 c. honey or maple syrup (for sugar free, use Lakanto Maple Flavored Syrup)
– 1 tsp. vanilla extract
– 3 c. old fashioned rolled oats
– 3/4 c. mini chocolate chips, divided
Firmly press the granola mixture into the prepared pan. Use the back of a glass or measuring cup to firmly press the granola to the bottom of the pan. Freeze the granola for 1-2 hours, so the granola becomes set for cutting into bars.