HEALTY ENERGY BARS

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THESE ARE EASY TO PREPARE AND YOU CAN MEND THEM TO YOUR FAVORITE INGREDIENTS

"Good recipe, doubled the honey and peanut butter, and mixed individual bars in sandwich bags (easier for small hands and great for storage!) and also added 1/2 spelt flakes and 1/2 oats. Kids love them."

- Serahhaggerty

Ingredients

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2 CUPS ROLLED OATS
1/4 CUP VANILLA FLAVORED WHEY PROTEIN POWDER
1/4 CUP WHEAT GERM
1 TSP OF ANY FLAVORED EXTRACT; I LIKE CINNAMON
TOTAL OF 3/4 CUPS OF ANY OF THE FOLLOWING ADD INS
DRIED CRANBERRIES, DRIED APRICOTS, COCONUT,; CHOPPED NUTS (ALMONDS),
DATES/ OR PRUNES, SUNFLOWER SEEDS, DRIED CHERRIES,; RAISINS.
1/2 CUP HONEY
1/2 CUP PEANUT BUTTER (OR ALMOND BUTTER)

Original recipe makes Servings

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Preparation

LINE AN 8 INCH BAKING PAN WITH PLASTIC WRAP, MAKING SURE THERE IS ENOUGH TO FOLD OVER AND COVER PAN.

STIR TOGERTHER THE FIRST 7 INGREDIENTS IN A MEDIUM BOWL.

IN A SMALL SAUCEPAN, HEAT THE HONEY OVER MEDIUM HEAT UNTIL COLOR BEGINS TO DEEPEN OR BUBBLES START TO APPEAR, ABOUT 4-5 MINUTES. STIR IN PEANUT BUTTER.

POUR OVER OAT MIXTURE, QUICKLY STIR UNTIL WELL BLENDED ( YOU MAY NEED TO USE YOUR HANDS TO MIX COMPLETELY).

TURN INTO PREPARED PAN AND FOLD PLASTIC OVER, PRESS FIRMLY ALL INGREDIENTS UNTIL FLAT AND FIRM.

REFRIGERATE FOR AT LEAST 1 HOUR.

LIFT THE MIXTURE OUT OF PAN, REMOVE PLASTIC WRAP, CUT INTO PIECES.

WRAP INDIVIDUALLY FOR EASY PACKING.

Notes

FOR A LESS HEALTHY VERSION YOU CAN MAKE THIS WITH CHOCOLATE CHIPS, MINI MARSHMALLOWS, M&M'S, ETC....

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Good recipe, doubled the honey and peanut butter, and mixed individual bars in sandwich bags (easier for small hands and great for storage!) and also added 1/2 spelt flakes and 1/2 oats. Kids love them.
Serahhaggerty 3 years ago
Easy, kids made this as an after school snack
Lisak402 3 years ago
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