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Amazing Chewy Crispy Apricot Walnut Energy Bars

 
Amazing Chewy Crispy Apricot Walnut Energy Bars
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We can always find different kinds of bars in stores, why not make your own crispy and chewy bars, this is a easy homemade bar, tasty and handy.

Yield

20

servings

Prep

10

min

Cook

50

min

Ready

70

min

Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber, Low Sodium
 

Ingredients

3 cups rolled oats
old-fashioned
2 ounces walnuts
chopped, about 1/2 cup
3 cups puffed wheat cereal
or grain, or rice
*
2 cups apricots, dried
chopped
*
¼ cup all-purpose flour
½ teaspoon salt
1 ⅓ cups silken tofu
drained, 12 ounces
*
1 large eggs
½ cup canola oil
1 cup honey
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
2 tablespoons lemon zest
freshly grated

Directions

Preheat oven to 350°F.

Coat a large baking sheet with cooking spray.

Mix oats and walnuts in a medium bowl.

Spread mixture on a baking sheet with sides.

Bake until fragrant and light golden, about 10 minutes.

Transfer to a large bowl, then add puffed cereal, dried apricots, flour and salt; stir to combine.

Meanwhile, purée tofu, 1 large egg, oil, honey, vanilla and lemon zest in a food processor or blender until smooth, scraping down the sides as needed.

Make a well in the center of the oat mixture; fold in the tofu mixture until combined.

Spread evenly in the prepared pan.

Bake until firm in the center and golden brown, about 38 minutes.

Let cool completely in the pan on a wire rack.

Cut into bars with a sharp knife.

Serve.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

Reviews

+12

about 8 years

I made these crispy and chewy bars today, and they are really amazing, crispy outside and chewy inside, the fresh lemon zests and the dried apricots work very well with the bars, and I used brown rice cereal, anyhow I love them, and I will definetly make them again.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 53g (1.9 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 21135% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 13%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 11mg 4%
Sodium 64mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 10%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Sugars g
Protein 10g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 2% Iron 8%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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