Banana-Nut Energy Bars

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12 servings (serving size: 1 bar)


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1/2 cup mashed ripe banana
1/3 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 cup honey
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 large egg
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1 1/4 cups multigrain hot cereal (such as Quaker) or quick-cooking oats
1/4 cup chopped pecans
1/2 teaspoon salt
Cooking spray


Preheat oven to 350°.

Beat the first 6 ingredients at medium speed of a mixer until blended. Lightly spoon the flour into a dry measuring cup, and level with a knife. Gradually add the flour, cereal, pecans, and salt to the banana mixture, stirring until well-blended.

Spoon mixture into an 8-inch square baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 25 minutes. Cool completely on a wire rack.

Created date

October 2003

Nutritional Information

Calories 133
Caloriesfromfat 24 %
Fat 3.6 g
Satfat 0.5 g
Monofat 1.7 g
Polyfat 1.1 g
Protein 2.4 g
Carbohydrate 24.4 g
Fiber 1.6 g
Cholesterol 18 mg
Iron 0.8 mg
Sodium 106 mg
Calcium 10 mg