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betty's protein packed lunchbox bars

Recipe by
Betty Bramanis

Caramely, sweet, chewy, filled with nuts and seeds and totally delicious! These bars are prefect for lunch boxes, days out and about and for those who love sports. I make these for road trips and days when my boys go bike riding. Can be made nut free for those with nut allergies.

yield serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For betty's protein packed lunchbox bars

  • 1
    tin sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 c
    rolled oats (not quick or instant)
  • 2 1/2 c
    nut or seeds of your choice (such as: sunflower seeds, pepitas, sesame seeds, flax seeds, almonds, walnuts, pecans, brazil nuts) **note: nuts should be chopped before being measured
  • 1/2 tsp

How To Make betty's protein packed lunchbox bars

  • 1
    Grease and line a brownie style tray and pre-heat oven to 150oC/300oF.
  • 2
    In a large bowl mix everything well and pour into the prepared pan. Spread out and push down using the back of your spatula or spoon (you want it compressed).
  • 3
    Bake in the prepared oven for about 30 minutes or until golden (take care as it can go from golden to brown quickly). Cool in the tin. When cold, slice and store in a container. DO NOT refrigerate.