Chewy Almond Energy Bars

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Breakfast
Chewy Almond Energy Bars

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Plate of chewy almond energy bars

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8
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    Dried blueberries, mangos, or even papaya are also fantastic in this recipe. Try other types of nuts, too. Chopped hazelnuts, peanuts, and cashews are a few favorites. 

     

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Ingredients
    Serves 8
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    ¾ c.Hy-Vee old-fashioned rolled oats
    ¾ c.Hy-Vee sliced almonds
    ½ c.chopped Hy-Vee dried apricots
    c.Hy-Vee dried cherries
    ¼ c.Hy-Vee raisins
    ¼ c.Hy-Vee honey
    ¼ c.Hy-Vee nonfat dry milk powder
    2 tbsp.almond butter

    Directions

    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix and spread oats and almonds evenly in a shallow baking pan. Toast for 8 to 10 minutes or until almonds are light brown, stirring once.
    2. In a food processor, combine apricots, cherries, raisins, honey, nonfat dry milk powder and almond butter. Cover and pulse 3 times just to combine. Add toasted oats and almonds; cover and pulse until blended and mixture sticks together. Spray an 8-inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray. Press mixture firmly and evenly into pan. Cut into 8 (2-by-4-inch) bars. For convenience and portability, wrap bars individually with plastic wrap. Store in refrigerator for up to 1 week.

    Nutrition facts

    Servings

    210 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 8g
    • Cholesterol: 0mg
    • Sodium: 25mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 32g
    • Protein: 6g

    Daily Values

    0%
    Vitamin A 10%
    0%
    Vitamin C 0%
    0%
    Iron 8%
    0%
    Calcium 8%

    Recipe Source:

    Hy-Vee Seasons Health 2012.