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Crunchy Chocolate Peanut Butter and Coconut Bars

 
Crunchy Chocolate Peanut Butter and Coconut Bars
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I customized the crunchy chocolate peanut butter bars into this recipe by adding some toasted oats, wheat germ and coconut flakes. They were super crunchy an delicious.

Yield

24

servings

Prep

5

min

Cook

25

min

Ready

1

hrs

Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, Low Sodium
 

Ingredients

½ cup honey
¼ cup brown sugar
packed
*
1 cup peanut butter
3 cups crisp rice cereal
prefer whole grain or brown rice
½ cup rolled oats
toasted in 350 F oven for 12 minutes
¼ cup bran
toasted, or wheat germ
¼ cup ground flax seed
*
1 cup coconut, shredded, unsweetened (desiccated)
if using sweetened, omit the sugar
*
1 tablespoon instant coffee
powder
1 cup chocolate chips
semi sweet
*
2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Directions

In a 2 quart saucepan, mix together honey and brown sugar.

Cook under medium-high heat and stir until mixture comes to a full boil.

Stir in peanut butter until well blended. Remove from heat.

Stir in cereal, oats, wheat bran or germ, ground flax seed, coconut flakes, instant coffee powder, chocolate chips and vanilla.

Mix until well combined.

Transfer mixture into an 9x9x2 inch pan lined with parchment paper or wax paper.

Press firmly and chill for at least 1 hour or overnight.

Cut into bars and enjoy.

The bars can be kept in an air-tight container in the frige for up to a few weeks or in the freezer for up to months.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

Reviews

about 6 years

Crunchy, peanut buttery and delicious. A little bit sweet to my taste, next time I will not add any sugar, just honey.

Easy to make, and they are great for breakfast or snack.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 26g (0.9 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 11345% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 9%
Saturated Fat 1g 6%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 83mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Sugars g
Protein 7g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 1% Iron 4%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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