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Energy Bars Recipe

Energy Bars

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"These bars are great before a workout or when you need a quick snack to stave off hunger for a few hours. They are easy to make and do not need refrigeration."

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Original recipe makes 9 bars Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    20 mins

    1 hr 35 mins


  1. Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly oil a 9x13-inch baking dish.
  2. Mix the eggs, banana, oats, sunflower seeds, cinnamon, milk powder, dates, raisins, walnuts, apricots, wheat germ, maple syrup, and whole-wheat pastry flour together in a large bowl until thoroughly combined; spread the mixture evenly into the prepared baking dish.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes; set aside to cool. Cut into 9 bars and wrap with plastic to store.
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Apr 14, 2011

I was looking for an energy bar to replace the store brands and WOW! I found it! I made them just as the recipie says without any additions or subtractions. These things are delish and pack a serious energy punch! I made a second batch for the runners in my running group and they were a big hit. Have had to share the recipie and will probably never buy the store brands again! LOVE THEM!

Jun 12, 2011

these are delicious! i changed the recipe a little, by using almonds in place of walnuts, dried cranberries instead of apricots, and vanilla protein powder instead of powdered milk. i also added a handful of chocolate chips..... yum! have made these 4 times already!

Sep 13, 2011

This is good, but room for improvement. These were more cake-like than I expected, it could have been that I used normal wheat flour instead of wheat pastry flour. Although I have to say the next day they were a little less cakey so that was good, and my husband loved them. I might add a little salt next time.

Oct 05, 2011

I put all the ingredients in the food processor to hopefully disguise the dried fruit and seeds, then baked it in a 7x11 inch pan. It came out to a dense muffin consistency. The kids still didn't like them (mostly because they read the recipe and knew what was in them), but I think they are tasty. Next time I might add a little peanut butter and maybe a FEW small chocolate chips.

Sep 07, 2011

These are pretty good! Instead of sunflower seeds I used pepitas and 1/4 cup each oat bran and ground flaxseed for the wheat germ. I agree with the other reviewer that these had a cake-like texture - not bad, just different. I think they needed some salt. I'll add 1/2 tsp. next time.

Oct 26, 2011

VERY TASTY... however I did not have all the ingredients as listed. I had no dried milk (used nothing in replace of), apricots (used dried cherries), wheat germ (used Bran Buds) no whole wheat flour (used white)

Jun 04, 2013

Excellent. I didn't have sunflower seeds, so I substituted finely ground pecans. I forgot the salt that other reviewers recommended, but I'll remember next time. I also added 2 tablespoons of black strap molasses to the maple syrup and used dried cranberries instead of raisins. I only had cake flour, not pastry flour, but it did the trick and was not "cakey" in the slightest. That is what makes this recipe so good. It's versatile!

May 01, 2013

Loved them! They didn't last long in this house.


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  • Calories
  • 309 kcal
  • 15%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 46.5 g
  • 15%
  • Cholesterol
  • 43 mg
  • 14%
  • Fat
  • 11 g
  • 17%
  • Fiber
  • 5.2 g
  • 21%
  • Protein
  • 10.7 g
  • 21%
  • Sodium
  • 56 mg
  • 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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