Bird Seed Energy Bars

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These bars are full of crunchy seeds, wheat germ, and rolled oats for fiber, and protein. Since they keep in the freezer for months, I love to grab them straight from the freezer and pack them for snacks on the ski hill.

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Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
Servings:
24
Yield:
24 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups old-fashioned rolled oats

  • 1 cup brown sugar, packed

  • 1 cup wheat germ

  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

  • 2 cups whole wheat flour

  • 2 eggs, beaten

  • 1 cup honey

  • 1 cup canola oil

  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • ½ cup flax seeds

  • ½ cup sesame seeds

  • ½ cup sunflower seeds

  • ½ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a 9x14 inch ovenproof baking dish.

  2. Mix the rolled oats, brown sugar, wheat germ, cinnamon, and flour together in a large bowl. In a separate bowl, whisk together the eggs, honey, canola oil, vanilla, and salt until evenly blended., and stir into the oat mixture. Stir in the flax seeds, sesame seeds, sunflower seeds, and chocolate chips. Use your hands to mix the ingredients, and press the mixture into the prepared pan.

  3. Bake in preheated oven until the edges are golden brown, 20 to 25 minutes. Cool completely in the baking dish before cutting into 2 inch bars.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

321 Calories
15g Fat
44g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 321
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 16mg 5%
Sodium 110mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 44g 16%
Dietary Fiber 5g 17%
Total Sugars 23g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 63mg 5%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 211mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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