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    Homemade Fig Bars for the Bike

    Homemade Fig Bars for the Bike. Photo by CoffeeB

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    27 mins

    15 mins

    12 mins

    FLKeysJen's Note:

    From Cori Downing, who recommends using organic ingredients. Cook time is chill time. Number of servings is estimated.

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    Serves: 10


    fig bars

    Units: US | Metric


    1. 1
      Place the first six ingredients in a food processor and pulse just until the batter comes together.
    2. 2
      Empty the batter onto a sheet of parchment or wax paper sprinkled with oat bran.
    3. 3
      Press the mixture with your hands until it's even in height all the way around.
    4. 4
      Roll into a long log.
    5. 5
      Wrap tightly and let harden overnight in the refrigerator.
    6. 6
      Slice off pieces and put in a baggy for your bike ride, or wherever your adventures take you!

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 18, 2014


      Awesome recipe! I make them for during and after long ultra marathon training runs. They take a while to release the energy (low GI) and are a bit heavy, but very tasty.

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    • on January 12, 2009


      I'm suprised at how well I love these! The figs I used were extremely dry so I added a few dates and that took care of that problem. I also will use ground flax seed next time because some were still left unground at the end. I also rolled the mixture into balls (about 20) then rolled them in the oat bran. Thanks so much for the recipe.

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    • on December 29, 2008


      These are wonderful bars Jen....but a word to the wise. Make sure you use a 7 cup or larger food processor to make these. This make a very dense type bar. I used Giradelli's dark chocolate chips and raisins for my fruit of choice. Wonderful, just wonderful. I sliced these after refrigeration of several hours and then wrapped individually in plastic wrap and stuck them in a zip-lock baggie for the freezer. That way I'll have them handy for after work-outs. Thanks for a winner/keeper Jen.~ Made for PhotoTag!

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    Nutritional Facts for Homemade Fig Bars for the Bike

    Serving Size: 1 (66 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 10

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 217.2
    Calories from Fat 84
    Total Fat 9.3 g
    Saturated Fat 0.7 g
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    Sodium 51.7 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 33.6 g
    Dietary Fiber 5.6 g
    Sugars 23.4 g
    Protein 5.1 g

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