I’ve been making homemade granola bars for months now. They are handy to have for breakfast in the car on the my way to work, and TM loves them as a snack. I’ve substituted a variety of ingredients as the “mix ins” and really had fun perfecting the combinations. But, one thing has kept bugging me each time I made them.

It was impossible to cut them decently to prepackage them in individual servings. Often when I cut them, they would crumble and I would end up with a bag of granola chunks instead of a bar. I think I’ve solved this problem

I purchased some silicone mini-loaf pans that make bars that are 2 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches, basically the perfect individual granola bar size. The bars seemed to pop out perfectly and looked awesome. I only got enough pans for 12 bars, but I’m going to place another order now to get two more pans so that I have enough for a full batch of the granola bar recipe. They look so perfect — it’s the little things, I guess!