Oatmeal Energy Bars

Oxmoor House
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.

Yield:

28 servings (serving size: 1 bar)

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Nutritional 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

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

Preparation

Preheat oven to 350°.

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

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.

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

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

Note:

Oxmoor House Healthy Eating Collection

January 2002