Monday, April 4, 2011

Make your own Bars!

Great for lunch on the trail, but you have to make them at home!

(makes 16 bars)

1 Tbs Coconut Oil
1 1/4 cup rolled oats
1 1/4 cup toasted chopped walnuts
1/2 c oat bran
1 1/2 rice crispies (or similar breakfast cereal)
1/4 cup dried cranberries
1/4 cup dried currents
1/4 cup dried apricots, chopped
1 cup brown rice syrup
1/4 cup sugar
1 tsp pure vanilla extract
1/2 salt

*Grease an 8x8 baking pan with the coconut oil
*Mix the oats, nuts, bran, cereal, and fruit in a large bowl
*Combine the rice syrup, sugar, vanilla and salt in a small saucepan over medium heat and stir constantly as it comes to a boil and thickens, about 4 minutes
*pour syrup mixture over oat mixture and stir until incorporated.
*spread into prepared pan and cool to room temperature.
*when cool cut into 16 bars and store in an airtight container.

1 comment:

  1. mmm, these look so good! I am going to try these for sure :)