Pack It and Go Energy Bars

Recipe by Sharon123
READY IN: 1hr 10mins
YIELD: 18 bars




  • Preheat oven to 300°F.
  • Place oats and sliced almonds on a baking sheet.
  • Toast in oven for 10 minutes.
  • Set aside.
  • Turn the oven to 325°F.
  • Place raisins, apricots, oats, and almonds in a food processor.
  • Pulse about 10 times until coarsely chopped.
  • Set aside.
  • In the bowl of a heavy-duty mixer fitted with a paddle, beat the butter, brown sugar, molasses and egg until light and fluffy.
  • In a separate bowl, combine both flours, dry milk, wheat germ, baking powder, baking soda, vanilla, and salt.
  • Add to the creamed mixture.
  • Add the milk and mix thoroughly.
  • Add dried fruit mixture.
  • Butter a 13x9-inch baking pan.
  • Pour in the batter and spread evenly.
  • Bake for about 30 minutes, until set.
  • Cool in the pan. Cut into 18 (1 x 4-inch) bars.
  • To store, wrap bars individually in plastic wrap or those little snack baggies.
  • Will keep for about 1 week. For longer storage, freeze for up to 3 months.