Thursday, August 6, 2009

Healthy Recipe: Energy Bars!

Posted by Kay at 10:42 PM


Servings: About 24 Bars

Ingredients:

2 cups of uncooked Quaker Multi-Grain cereal (Or any healthy whole grain cereal- your choice)

1/2 cup of raisins

1/2 cup of snipped small pitted prunes

1/2 cup of coarsely chopped (unblanched) almonds

1/2 cup of unsalted sunflower seeds

1/ 1/4 cups of flour

2 teaspoons of cinnamon

1 teaspoon of baking soda

1/2 teaspoon of salt

1/2 cup of vegetable oil

2/3 cup of brown sugar

1 large egg

1 cup of unsweetened applesauce

2 teaspoons of vanilla


Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

2. Lightly grease a 9x 13 (nine by thirteen)-inch baking pan.

3. In a large bowl, mix the cereal, raisins, prunes, almonds, sunflower seeds, flour, cinnamon, baking soda and salt. In another bowl, whisk the vegetable oil, brown sugar and egg until it is blended.

4. Stir in the applesauce and vanilla. Add the (previous) dry ingredients, and stir until well blended

5. Spread the batter in the pan and bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until golden brown.

6. Cool until lukewarm on a rack before cutting into bars.

7. Serves 24 bars.


Bon Appetit! :)

1 comments on "Healthy Recipe: Energy Bars!"

TC on August 12, 2009 at 1:05 AM said...

These energy bars are a great snack for the summer here in the U.S. Thanks Kay. P.S.- I see you have the BC widget. Didn't see my avatar come up on there from BC but maybe it will show up later. Have a good day.

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