Peanut Butter Energy Bars

Back to School Special - Peanut Butter Power Bars!
Serves: 12
Prep: 1 hour 10 minutes
Cook: No cooking required

Looking for an easy, healthy and delicious snack?? Look no further! These bars will give you that afternoon pick me up while being packed full of fibre and healthy fats. Simply mix, set and enjoy. 

 
ingredients

½ cup natural peanut butter (no added sugar or salt)

156 g 5.5 oz

½ cup maple syrup

175 g 6.2 oz

1 cup rolled oats, lightly toasted

95 g 3.4 oz

½ cup puffed brown rice

15 g 0.5 oz

½ cup quinoa flakes

15 g 0.5 oz

½ cup almonds, lightly toasted, chopped

65 g 2.3 oz

¼ cup dried cranberries, chopped

38 g 1.3 oz

¼ cup dried banana, chopped

20 g 0.7 oz

1⅓  Tbsp coconut flakes, lightly toasted

6 g 0.2 oz

1⅓  Tbsp chia seeds

14 g 0.5 oz

1⅓  Tbsp sunflower seeds

12 g 0.4 oz

Method

  1. Spray a 20cm x 20cm slice tray with cooking spray and line with baking paper, set aside.

  2. In a small saucepan, heat peanut butter and maple syrup over low heat, stirring until well combined.

  3. In a large bowl, combine dry ingredients. Pour peanut and maple syrup mixture over dry ingredients and stir until well combined.

  4. Transfer mixture into prepared tray, pressing down with slightly wet hands to ensure mixture is flat and tightly packed together.

  5. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour before gently removing from tray and slicing into bars.


Hints

  • Store bars in an airtight container in the fridge. 
  • To make bars nut free, replace peanut butter with sunflower seed butter and omit almonds.
  • To make bars gluten free, substitute rolled oats for quinoa or millet flakes. 

Nutrition Information (per serve)
Energy 907 Kj / 217 cal
Protein 6.30g
Carbohydrates 19.50g
Sugar 5.60g
Total Fat 12.30g
Saturated Fat 2.30g
Fibre 3.60g
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