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Oatmeal Peanut Butter Energy Bars

2022 Recipes
 

These energy bites are no-bake, super easy to make and take less than 10 minutes to put together. They are loaded with protein, fibre and healthy fats to keep you full and loaded with energy throughout the day.

The best thing about these energy bites recipe is that they are super versatile. If you do not have some of the ingredients, you can always experiment and add something else. You can add shredded coconut, cranberries or cocoa powder.

Oatmeal Peanut Butter Energy Bars are the perfect on-the-go snack to give you energy throughout the day. These energy bars quickly and easily come together in the food processor with wholesome ingredients like oats, nuts, chia seeds, dried fruit, peanut butter, and honey!


INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 cup nuts, such as pecans, walnuts, cashews, almonds, etc.
  • 1 cup old-fashioned oats
  • ½ cup raisins or dried cranberries
  • 2 tbs. chia seeds
  • ½ tsp. ground cinnamon
  • Pinch of ground nutmeg
  • ½ cup peanut butter or alternative nut butter
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract

PREP TIME:

  • 15 min


CHILLING TIME:

  • 2 hours


DIFFICULTY:

  • Easy


PREPARATION:
1. In our large food processor bowl, pulse the nuts until finely ground (but stop before they start turning to nut butter!).
2. Add the oats, raisins, chia seeds, cinnamon and nutmeg to the nuts; pulse five (1-second) pulses to combine.
3. Add the peanut butter, honey and vanilla to the mixture; pulse until all of the ingredients are well blended, scraping the sides of the bowl as necessary.
4. Scrape the mixture into our Durane Speckled Square Roaster 22 x 22cm; firmly press into an even layer.
5. Cover and chill for two hours or until firm.
6. Use a knife to slice into bars.
7. Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator.


 

TIPS:
These Energy Bars are no-bake and do not harden. Keeping them chilled will firm them up, but they must be stored in and served from the fridge. They are not intended to be portable.




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