Jan 14, 2016
DIY Energy Bars
2 cups rolled oats
1/4 cup pitted, chopped dried dates
1/4 cup chopped nuts (soft nuts like cashews, walnuts, and pecans work best)
1/8 tsp grated nutmeg
1/8 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 tsp salt - to taste
Mini Enjoy Life chololate bits
Use parchment paper or lightly grease a 9x9 inch-square baking dish
Mash the bananas no large chunks are remaining. You should have 1 1/4 cups.
Add vanilla and salt as desired
Mix in oats then dates then nuts
Press the mixture evenly into your baking dish.
For a chocolatey treat, press in about a quarter cup of semi sweet chocolate bits.
Sprinkle on cinnamon or nutmeg for a bit of spice.
Bake for 30 minutes
Let cool and cut into bars.