BREAKFAST PROTEIN BARSSubmitted by: BIXNTRAM
IntroductionGreat, healthy snack (actually, I seldom eat them for breakfast. Great, healthy snack (actually, I seldom eat them for breakfast.
1 cup water (as needed)
1/3 cup natural sweet syrup (maple and/or agave)
2/3 cup peanut butter (smooth or chunky)
2 2/3 cup rolled oats
1 cup flour (whole wheat, spelt, etc.)
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/2 cup raw wheat germ
Mix-in options, to equal 2 cups:
1/2 cup raisins (or any other dried fruit)
1/2 cup walnuts (or other or seeds)
1/2 cup coconut
6 TB protein powder (I use hemp, pea or soy)
These are great to take in the car and eat on the run.
Pour into 9 x 13 Pyrex baking dish greased with coconut or other oil. Bake in 350 oven just until browned - about 12-15 minutes. Don't overcook!
Cut into 12 bars while still warm. Bars freeze well (I stick a few at a time in the freezer uncovered, then wrap the frozen bars individually in foil.
Serving Size: Makes 12 bars
Number of Servings: 12
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user BIXNTRAM.