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1 hr 15 mins
From Nancy Clark. Cook time is the time for the bars to harden.
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- 1/2 cup dry roasted salted peanut
- 1/2 cup roasted sunflower seeds (or more peanuts or other nuts)
- 1/2 cup raisins (or other dried fruit)
- 2 cups uncooked oatmeal, old-fashioned or 2 cups uncooked instant oatmeal
- 2 cups toasted rice cereal (Rice Krispies)
- 1/4 cup toasted wheat germ (optional)
- 1/2 cup peanut butter (creamy or crunchy)
- 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
- 1/2 cup light corn syrup
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1In a large bowl, mix together the first five ingredients, plus the wheat germ if desired, and set aside.
- 2In a medium microwaveable bowl, combine the peanut butter, brown sugar and corn syrup; microwave on high for two minutes. Add vanilla and stir until blended.
- 3Pour the peanut butter mixture over the dry ingredients and stir until coated.
- 4For squares, pour the mixture into an 8 x 8-inch pan coated with cooking spray; for bars, spoon it into a 9 x 13-inch oblong pan. Press down firmly. (It helps to coat your fingers with margarine, oil or cooking spray.).
- 5Let stand for about an hour to harden, then cut into squares or bars.
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Nutritional Facts for Peanut Energy Bars
Serving Size: 1 (57 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 16
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 236.1
- Calories from Fat 95
- Total Fat 10.5 g
- Saturated Fat 1.6 g
- Cholesterol 0.0 mg
- Sodium 131.4 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 32.4 g
- Dietary Fiber 2.6 g
- Sugars 13.7 g
- Protein 6.3 g