Healthy Breakfast Bars

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 10
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 411.5
  • Total Fat: 17.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 45.7 mg
  • Sodium: 332.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 64.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.3 g
  • Protein: 8.4 g

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Adapted from
n-Cookies-I/Detail.aspx An excellent make-ahead, grab-and-go breakfast!

Number of Servings: 10


    1/2 cup butter, softened
    1/2 cup white sugar
    1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
    1 egg
    2 egg whites
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    1/4 c apple sauce

    1 1/4 cups wheat flour
    1/4 c flaxseed
    1 teaspoon baking soda
    3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    1/2 tsp ground cloves
    1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
    1/2 teaspoon salt

    2 3/4 cups old fashioned oatmeal (uncooked)
    1/2 cup raisins
    1/2 cup craisins
    1/2 c chopped walnuts


Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

Mix butter, sugars, eggs, vanilla, and apple sauce together until well-mixed. (Might take a little while if you do it by had, unless you melt the butter - make sure the clumps of butter are no larger than about half a pea.)

Mix flour, flaxseed, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, and salt together in a second bowl. Add dry mixture to wet mixture and mix. Then fold in oatmeal, raisins, craisins, and walnuts.

Spray a 9" by 13" cake pan with PAM or similar. Put mix in to cake pan and smooth the top - mixture will be slightly lumpy. Cook in oven for about 30 minutes, or until toasted on top and a toothpick inserted comes out clean.

-If you like cooking with splenda, you could substitute splenda for the sugar. It would cut out about 80 calories per serving.

-The butter and eggs could be replaced by vegan substitutes, like Ener-G and a vegetable spread, to make the recipe vegan.

-Try a decadent variation by increasing the sugar slightly and adding cocoa powder - I'll try this one next time and give more details next time!

Number of Servings: 10

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user TEMPESTE.

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