Granola Bar, Peanut Energy Bars Recipe

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Submitted by march_ladybug

Makes 16 servings



227 cals. This carbohydrate-rich bar, full of nuts, seeds, fruit and oats, was adapted from Amy Harrison's prize-winning submission in the Plains (Georgia) Peanut Festival recipe competition sponsored by The Peanut Institute. It includes a little protein, and is a great grab-and-go pre-workout snack on mornings when you don't have time to digest a full meal.

Recipe Ingredients for GRANOLA BAR, PEANUT ENERGY BARS

1/2 cup peanuts, dry roasted salted
1/2 cup sunflower seeds, roasted, (or other chopped nuts)
2 cups raisins, (or other chopped dried fruit)
2 cups rolled or instant oats
2 cups Rice Krispies
1/4 cup toasted wheat germ, (optional)
1/2 cup peanut butter
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup light corn syrup, or honey
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Recipe Directions for GRANOLA BAR, PEANUT ENERGY BARS

  1. 1.Coat an 9-by-13-inch baking pan with cooking spray.

  2. 2.Combine peanuts, sunflower seeds (or other nuts), raisins (or other dried fruit), oats, rice cereal and wheat germ (if using) in a large bowl.

  3. 3.Combine peanut butter, brown sugar and corn syrup (or honey) in a large microwaveable bowl; microwave on High until bubbling, 1 to 2 minutes. Add vanilla and stir until blended. Pour the peanut butter mixture over the dry ingredients and stir until coated.

  4. 4.Transfer the mixture to the prepared pan. Press down firmly. (It helps to coat your fingers with cooking spray.) Let stand for about 1 hour to harden. Cut into bars.

  5. Tips & Notes

  6. Make Ahead Tip: Individually wrap in plastic and keep at room temperature for up to 1 week or freeze for up to 1 month. Thaw at room temperature.

Categories

Snacks

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 82.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
227
Calories from Fat
70
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.8g
12%
Saturated Fat
1.4g
7%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
75mg
3%
Potassium
283mg
8%
Total Carbohydrates
37.5g
13%
Dietary Fiber
2.5g
10%
Sugars
25.4g
Protein
5.6g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 3% Iron 14%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  • High in manganese
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sugar
  • Contains alcohol
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