Chewy Microwave Granola Bars

1 cup brown sugar, packed
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
2 tablespoons honey
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 egg
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups quick-cook rolled oats
1 1/4 cups crispy rice cereal
1 cup chopped nuts
1 cup chocolate chips or raisins
1/3 cup wheat germ

Grease a microwave baking dish about 12- X 8-inches. In large bowl, cream sugars with margarine until fluffy. Add honey vanilla and egg; mix well. Gradually blend in flour, cinnamon, baking powder, and salt, beating at low speed. Fold in remaining ingredients by hand; press firmly in prepared baking dish.
Microwave on MEDIUM (50%) for 7 to 9 minutes or until set. Rotate dish 1/2 turn every 3 minutes (bars will firm as they cool). Cool and cut into bars.
Makes about 24.