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Oatmeal Energy Bars

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.

Oxmoor House JANUARY 2002

  • Yield: 28 servings (serving size: 1 bar)

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 130
  • Fat: 3.9g
  • Saturated fat: 1.1g
  • Protein: 3.4g
  • Carbohydrate: 22.4g
  • Cholesterol: 3mg
  • Iron: 0.9mg
  • Sodium: 46mg
  • Calories from fat: 25%
  • Fiber: 1.9g
  • Calcium: 30mg
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