Healthy Banana Chocolate Granola Bars

READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 5
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 13
    cup oats
  • 23
    cup Rice Krispies
  • 1 -2
    tablespoon chopped walnuts (optional)
  • 3
    tablespoons cocoa
  • 3
    tablespoons finely chopped crunchy dried bananas (banana chips)
  • 1 12 - 2
    tablespoons semi-sweet chocolate chips, mini kind (or to taste)
  • 18
    teaspoon salt
  • 1
    tablespoon smooth peanut butter
  • 3
    tablespoons sugar
  • 2
    teaspoons skim milk
  • 12
    teaspoon vanilla
  • 1
    egg white, lightly beaten
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F, and grease a loaf pan.
  • In a large frying pan on medium heat, Toast the oats, rice krispies, and walnuts (if using), one ingrediant at a time, until darker in colour and pungent. Remove from heat.
  • Combine oats, cereal, banana chips, chocolate chips, walnuts, cocoa, and salt in a large bowl.
  • Combine peanut putter, vanilla, skim milk and sugar in a small bowl and microwave for 25 seconds then stir again until smooth, adding in the egg white.
  • Stir liquid mixture into dry mixture until dry ingredients are evenly moistened.
  • Firmly firmly firmly press mixture in prepared pan.
  • Bake for 20 minutes until firm. Remove from oven, alow to completly cool, and refrigerate for a couple of hours (or overnight). Take out and serve at room temperature.
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