Take-a-Break Bars

  • Serves:
  • Cooking Time: 20 MINS
  • Total Calories: 259 CALS

Nutrients per serving:

  • Protein: 8.3g
  • Fat: 10g
  • Carbohydrate: 37.2g

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 F (180°C). Spray a 9 x 9 x 2 inch (23 x 23 x 5 cm) baking pan with cooking spray and set aside. Combine flour, baking powder, cinnamon and salt in a medium bowl. Stir in dried fruit, oatmeal and peanuts and set aside.

Beat together eggs, brown sugar, peanut butter and vanilla in a large bowl until smooth. Stir in flour mixture. Pour into prepared pan. Bake in oven until cake tester or toothpick inserted in centre comes out clean, about 20 to 25 minutes. Cut into and cool on wire rack.

Preparation: 10 minutes

Cooking: 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • cooking spray
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) mixed dried fruit, chopped*
  • 1 cup (250 mL) quick cooking oatmeal
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) peanuts, chopped
  • 6 eggs
  • 2/3 cup (150 mL) packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) chunky style peanut butter
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla
  • *Suggestions: apricots, cranberries, figs, dates, etc.