A few of the top cookie recipes from Chelseas Bakehaus , her bakery at Opera House Coffee & Food Emporium , 500 Walnut St., include Sea Salt Chocolate Chip, Peanut Butter Bacon and super-soft Grandma Cookies dripping with brown butter glaze.
Williams definitely has a sweet tooth. But shes also health-conscious, so her snacks have to satisfy both appetites.
The granola bar: Its so satisfying and very sustaining, but it has enough sweetness that it doesnt leave you with that craving, she says.
Its easy to see why Williams named her granola bars Star Bars: Each bite is loaded with dried cranberries and blueberries, plus lots of nutritious pumpkin, sesame and sunflower seeds. She sweetens them mostly with maple syrup and honey.
Thats the perk about making your own granola bars: You can overload them with your favorite ingredients.
It can also be cheaper, says Anne Mauney, a registered dietitian and food blogger based in Washington, D.C.