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Peanut Butter Power Bars Recipe

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This recipe for Peanut Butter Power Bars, by , is from Pine River Senior Center, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Tracy Reuther
Added: Thursday, October 29, 2009


1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 cup light peanut butter
1/4 cup soy or regular milk
1/4 cup honey or molasses
2 tbsp. canola oil
1 tsp. vanilla
3/4 cup whole wheat flour
3/4 cup oats
1/2 tsp. baking soda
Pinch of salt
1/2 cup raisins and/or dried cranberries
1/2 cup chocolate chips
1/4 cup sliced almonds
1/4 cup sunflower seeds and/or pumpkin seeds
1/4 cup shredded coconut (optional)
2 tbsp. ground flaxseed
Cooking spray

In a large bowl, stir together brown sugar, peanut butter, milk, honey or molasses, oil and vanilla. In a small bowl, stir together flour, oats, baking soda and salt. Add oat mixture to peanut butter mixture along with raisins/cranberries, chocolate chips, almonds, sunflower/pumpkin seeds, coconut and flaxseed; stir until just blended. Spread batter into a 9 x 13 pan that has been sprayed with nonstick spray. The mixture will be sticky it is easiest to use your hands, but dampen them first. Bake in preheated 350 degree oven for 20 to 25 minutes, until golden. Cool in the pan on a wire rack before cutting into bars.




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