California Raisin Banana Energy Bars

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California Raisin Marketing Board
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  • Yield: 16 servings
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins

Ingredients

1cup quick-cooking oats
1cup chopped nuts
1/3cup butter
1/2cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/4cup honey
1cup California Raisins
1cup dried banana chips
1cup honey-coated graham cereal squares

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 350F. In an 8 or 9-inch square pan, combine oats and nuts. Bake 20 minutes or until oats are golden brown, stirring occasionally. Meanwhile, stir butter, brown sugar and honey together in medium saucepan. Cook over medium heat until mixture boils.
  2. Measure raisins, banana chips and cereal squares into large bowl. Add toasted oats and nuts. Pour cooked mixture over all and toss to coat thoroughly. Generously butter same square pan. Press mixture firmly and evenly into bottom of pan. Cool. Cut into 2-inch square bars.

Recipe courtesy of the California Raisin Marketing Board

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Glycemic Load 8
  • Calories 260
  • Fat 14g
  • Saturated Fat 7g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 2.5g
  • Cholesterol 10mg
  • Sodium 60mg
  • Potassium 200mg
  • Carbohydrate 33g
  • Fiber 3g
  • Sugars 23g
  • Protein 3g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Vitamin A 4%
  • Vitamin C 2%
  • Calcium 4%
  • Iron 8%
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