Prep 6 mins
Cook 1 hr
Need some "energy"?....Try these.
- 1⁄4 cup chopped walnuts (, toasted)
- 1 cup raisins
- 1⁄2 cup dried mango
- 1⁄2 cup dried papaya
- 1 cup whole wheat flour
- 3 tablespoons canola oil
- 1 tablespoon vanilla or 1 teaspoon coconut extract
- 1⁄4 teaspoon salt
- 2 whole eggs
- 1 egg white
- 16 ounces crushed pineapple
- Combine: walnuts; raisins; dried mango; dried papaya; whole-wheat flour.
- Mix well.
- Combine: oil; vanilla or 1 tsp.
- coconut extract; salt; whole eggs; egg white; pineapple, mix well.
- Add liquid to dry, mix well.
- Spoon into sprayed 9x5 loaf pan; bake 350, approx.
- 1 hr or till center comes out clean w/ knife.
- Cool on rack.
- Take out of pan, wrap tightly, refrigerate till cold.
- Cut in 16 slices.
- Stores up to 2 weeks.
I realized my last review did not sound positive enough, and I don't see the link to edit, so I wanted to say that the bars ARE yummy, even though they needed a little extra love! Cooking the dried fruit gives it a softer texture, and there is a nice contrast between it and the softer bread part.