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Oatmeal Energy Bars

Oxmoor House
Yield 28 servings (serving size: 1 bar)
Here's a quick, economical alternative to the popular power and energy bars. Low in fat but packed full of carbohydrates, these bars are sure to get you through your workout.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup chilled butter or stick margarine, cut into small pieces
  • 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 cups regular oats
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup chopped dried apricots
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 large egg whites, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup chunky peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup fat-free sweetened condensed milk
  • Cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 130
  • fat 3.9 g
  • satfat 1.1 g
  • protein 3.4 g
  • carbohydrate 22.4 g
  • cholesterol 3 mg
  • iron 0.9 mg
  • sodium 46 mg
  • caloriesfromfat 25 %
  • fiber 1.9 g
  • calcium 30 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.

  2. Cut butter into brown sugar with a pastry blender until crumbly. Stir in oats and next 5 ingredients.

  3. Combine egg whites, peanut butter, and condensed milk in a small bowl; stir with a whisk until smooth. Add egg mixture to oats, and stir well.

  4. Press mixture into a jelly-roll pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 20 minutes; cool completely. Cut into 28 bars.

  5. NOTE: Bars can be stored in pan or on a plate, covered.

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