Superman No Bake Energy Bars

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This is an easy, wholesome recipe that you can make a grab-and-go breakfast. Also, if you are having unwanted weight loss or are trying to gain weight, adding this as a snack packs a punch of calories and protein. The bars can be stored on your counter or will ship well in care packages because of their long shelf life.

gluten-free-icon.gif Gluten Free

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups natural peanut butter
  • 1 cup honey
  • ½ cup pure blueberry or other berry juice
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups rolled oats (use certified gluten free for GF version)
  • 1 ½ cups nonfat dry milk powder
  • 1 cup wheat germ or flaxseed
  • 1 cup dried goji berries or cranberries
  • ¾ cup roasted almonds
  • Cooking spray

Directions

  1. In a medium saucepan on stove top, heat peanut butter and honey on medium-low (OR microwave on medium for 1 minute, stir and repeat).
  2. Add juice, vanilla extract, cinnamon, and salt and mix until all ingredients are combined and smooth.
  3. In a large bowl, mix remaining dry ingredients.
  4. Add the wet to the dry ingredients. Use hands to thoroughly combine.
  5. Transfer to a 9 X 13” pan sprayed with cooking spray. Press down firmly and evenly to pack tight. Let cool before serving.
  6. Cut into 20 bars and wrap individually for convenience and a great snack option for when on the go! No refrigeration needed.

Serves 20

Nutrition Information
Per serving (1 bar)
Calories: 312
Total Fat: 16g
    Saturated Fat: 3g
Sodium: 64mg
Total Carbohydrate: 37g
    Dietary Fiber: 5g
Protein: 10g