Grape-Nuts Energy Bars

Preparation time: 10m

Cooking time: 35m

For 2 Dozen(s)


  • 1 cup(s) quick-cooking rolled oat
  • 1/2 cup(s) cup Grape Nuts cereal
  • 1/4 cup(s) cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/4 cup(s) cup all purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoon(s) ground flaxseed
  • 1 teaspoon(s) cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup(s) mashed ripe banana
  • 1/4 cup(s) honey or molasses
  • 1/4 cup(s) packed light brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoon(s) canola oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon(s) vanilla extract
  • 9 ounce(s) package pitted prunes, chopped
  • 1/2 cup(s) chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup(s) mini chocolate chips
  • 2 tablespoon(s) sesame seeds


Heat oven to 325 degrees. Line an 8-inch square pan with nonstick aluminium foil making extended edges, or can use regular foil and coat with cooking spray; set aside.

In large bowl of electric mixer, combine oats, Grape Nuts, flours, flaxseed, cinnamon, and salt; stir to combine. Add egg, banana, honey, brown sugar, oil, and vanilla; mix well. Stir in chopped prunes, walnuts, chocolate chips, and sesame seeds. Mix well to combine; dough will be stiff. Transfer to prepared baking pan and pat in mixture evenly. Bake for 30-35 minutes until edges are browned. Cool completely on wire rack in pan. Use edges of foil to pick up and flip out onto a cutting board and cut into 24 squares.


Monday, 16 January 2017
I would like to see the calories carb contents - Elaine
Tuesday, 04 October 2016
to be able to print it off on one sheet of paper rather than two would be a great help! - Linda

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