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Banana Multigrain Bars

Oxmoor House
Yield 12 servings (serving size: 1 bar)
Serve these moist cakelike bars as a snack or for breakfast. A multigrain hot cereal is a key ingredient in the batter.

Ingredients

  • Cooking spray
  • 1/2 cup mashed ripe banana (1 medium)
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg
  • 2.2 ounces all-purpose flour (about 1/2 cup)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/4 cups multigrain hot cereal
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans

Nutrition Information

  • calories 132
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 3.6 g
  • satfat 0.5 g
  • monofat 1.6 g
  • polyfat 1.2 g
  • protein 2.3 g
  • carbohydrate 24.4 g
  • fiber 1.6 g
  • cholesterol 18 mg
  • iron 0.7 mg
  • sodium 105 mg
  • calcium 13 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.

  2. Coat a foil-lined 8-inch square metal baking pan with cooking spray.

  3. Place banana and next 5 ingredients in a medium bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed until blended. Weigh or lightly spoon flour into a dry measuring cup; level with a knife. Combine flour and salt in a bowl, stirring with a whisk. Gradually add flour mixture to banana mixture. Stir in cereal and pecans.

  4. Spoon batter into prepared pan. Bake at 350° for 25 minutes. Cool completely on a wire rack. Cut into bars.

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  6. Young Chefs can:

  7. Mash banana

  8. Pour flour mixture into banana mixture

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  10. Older Chefs can:

  11. Measure brown sugar, cereal, and pecans

  12. Stir cereal and pecans into batter