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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 1
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 6,568.6
  • Total Fat: 304.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 18.0 mg
  • Sodium: 1,472.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 892.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 76.2 g
  • Protein: 140.9 g

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Number of Servings: 1


    1 C regular rolled oats
    3/4 C sesame seeds
    2 cups assorted dried fruit, chopped (mixture of dats, cranberries, blueberries, cherries, apricots, apples, figs, or mangos)
    1 1/2 C currants ( dark and/or golden raisins)
    1 C flaked coconut
    1 C blanched almonds, chopped
    1/4 C flax seeds
    1/4 C sunflower seeds or pumpkin seeds
    1/2 C nonfat dry milk
    1/2 C toasted wheat germ
    2 tsp butter or margerine
    1 C light corn syrup
    1/2 C sugar
    3/4 C chunk style peanut butter
    1 tsp orange extract
    2 Tbsp grated orange peel


Spread oats in 10 x 15 inch baking pan. Bake at 300 degrees for about 25 minutes (until toasted). During last 10 minutes of baking oatmeal, place sesame seeds in a frying pan and cook over medium heat until seeds are golden (about 7 minutes), shaking frequently to prevent scorching. Combine the oatmeal and sesame seeds into a large bowl. Turn off the oven. Add the butter to the hot oatmeal pan and allow it to melt in the oven.
To the bowl containing the oatmeal and sesame mixture, add assorted dried fruit, currants, coconut, almonds, seed and grain mixture, wheat germ and dried milk. mix well.
In the frying pan, combine corn syrup and sugar. Bring to a rolling boil over medium high heat, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and quickly stir in the peanut butter, orange extract and orange peel. At once pour over the oatmeal-fruit-grain-coconut-nut mixture and stir very well. MIxture will be thick and sticky and will require a lot of muscle to stir. Quickly spread into the buttered pan and press into an even layer, using spatula or parchment paper to prevent burns. Cover and chill until firm or keep at room temperature until firm (at least 4 hours).
Cut into bars about 2 x 3. using pizza wheel. wrap individually in plastic wrap or place in ziploc bags. these freeze well.

Serving Size: makes 25 bars 2x3

Number of Servings: 1

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SUSANCR2.

TAGS:  Snacks | Snack | Snacks Snack |

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