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power breakfast bars

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Barbara Kavorkian
Two Harbors, MN

These bars are full of fruit and oats. Great for a grab and go in the morning. The different cereal gives you the boost. I tend to have them with my smoothie in the morning, or a snack in the afternoon to keep my energy running high.

(1 rating)
yield 9 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For power breakfast bars

  • 1 c
    quick oats
  • 1/2 c
    wheat flour
  • 1/2 c
    nugget cereal like grape nuts
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1
    egg, beaten
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/4 c
  • 3 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 1 c
    dried fruit and nuts mixture
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/3 c
    flax (optional)
  • 1/3 c
    wheat germ (optional)

How To Make power breakfast bars

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 325°F. Spray a 9 inch square baking pan with non-stick spray.
  • 2
    Stir together oats, flour, cerael and cinnamon. Add in egg, applesauce, honey, brown sugar, vanilla and oil. Stir well. Add in wheat germ, flax if desired, dried fruit and nut mixture. Spread into baking pan and lightly press down with moistened hand or spoon (to keep from sticking).
  • 3
    Bake for 30 minutes. You should see it turning light brown around the edges. Remove and let cool. You can either leave it in pan and cut into squares or invert pan and remove the large square onto a board to be cut and wrapped for freezer or on the go. Store in the refrigerator.