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Energy Bars

If back to school means back to busy mornings at your house, don't let the hectic rush force you to sacrifice breakfast. Fast and simple, this recipe yields a healthy and delicious way to start your morning.

Step-by-Step Instructions

Preheat oven to 350ºF. Grease a 13 x 9x 2-inch pan.

In medium bowl, combine cereal, bran, wheat germ, orange peel, orange juice, dried fruit, egg, oil, applesauce, honey, and dry milk powder; blend well. Let set 5 minutes.

In large bowl, stir together whole wheat flour, all-purpose flour and soda. Stir in the first mixture and mix until all ingredients are combined.

Spread batter evenly in pan.
Bake 15 to 17 minutes or until golden. Cool.

Prep Time: 10 Minutes

Total Time: 15-17 Minutes

Servings: 20 bars

1 cup bran flakes cereal
1/4 cup wheat bran
1/4 cup wheat germ
1 1/2 teaspoons grated orange peel
1/4 cup orange juice
1 cup mixed dried fruit, chopped
1 egg, beaten
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1/2 cup applesauce
1/2 cup honey
1/3 cup dry milk powder
3/4 cup whole wheat flour
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon baking soda

Recipe provided by Wheat Foods Council, a member of
the Home Baking Association