Tested till perfect Power Bars
Power Bars
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Power Bars

Firm and tasty, these high-energy bars make good snacks.

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Recipe3 out of 5 based on 2 ratings.
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  • Portion size 24 bars

Ingredients

  • 2 cups 2cupswhole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup 1/2cuppacked brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cupskim milk powder
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cupwheat germ
  • 1 tsp 1tspbaking powder
  • 1-1/2 cups 1-1/2cupschopped dried apricotapricots or raisins
  • 1/2 cup 1/2cupunsalted sunflower seedunsalted sunflower seeds
  • 2 2eggeggs
  • 1/2 cup 1/2cupvegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup 1/2cupmolasses
  • 1/3 cup 1/3cuppeanut butter
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Preparation

In bowl, combine flour, sugar, skim milk powder, wheat germ and baking powder; stir in raisins and sunflower seeds. Combine eggs, oil, molasses and peanut butter; add to dry ingredients, blending well.

Spread in greased 9-inch (2.5 L) square cake pan. Bake in 350°F (180°C) oven for 35 minutes or until browned and firm to the touch. Let cool completely. Cut into 24 bars. (Bars can be stored in airtight container for up to 5 days.)

Nutritional Information Per serving, about:

cal 190 pro 4g total fat 9g carb 26g
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