Oatmeal Energy Bars

Prep Time

6 min

Cook Time

20 min

Servings

28

These bars are a great start to your day.


Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup chilled butter or stick margarine, cut into small pieces
  • 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 cups regular oats
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup chopped dried apricots
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 large egg whites, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup chunky peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup fat-free sweetened condensed milk
  • Cooking spray

Directions

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350°.

Step 2

Cut butter into brown sugar with a pastry blender until crumbly. Stir in oats and next 5 ingredients.

Step 3

Combine egg whites, peanut butter, and condensed milk in a small bowl; stir with a whisk until smooth. Add egg mixture to oats, and stir well.

Step 4

Press mixture into a jelly-roll pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 20 minutes; cool completely. Cut into 28 bars.


Nutritional Information

Calories 130
Fat 3.9 g
Saturated fat 1.1 g
Cholesterol 3 mg
Sodium 46 mg
Carbs 22.4 g
Protein 3.4 g
Fiber 1.9 g


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