Camping Bars


These bars with oats, almonds, and coconut are great to take hiking or camping.

1 dozen


  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour

  • ½ cup quick cooking oats

  • ¼ cup toasted wheat germ

  • ½ cup butter, softened

  • 1 tablespoon orange zest

  • ¾ cup packed brown sugar

  • 2 eggs

  • ¾ cup blanched whole almonds

  • ½ cup shredded coconut


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In large bowl beat flour, oats, butter, wheat germ, orange peel and 1/2 cup of packed brown sugar at low speed until just mixed. Beat at medium speed for 2 minutes (mixture will look dry).

  2. With lightly floured hands, shape mixture into a ball, then pat into 8" by 8" baking pan.

  3. In a small bowl, beat eggs with a 1/4 cup of packed brown sugar, stir in almonds and coconut. Pour evenly over mixture in pan.

  4. Bake 35 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Cool in pan on rack. Cut into 12 pieces.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

499 Calories
29g Fat
53g Carbs
10g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 499
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 29g 37%
Saturated Fat 13g 64%
Cholesterol 103mg 34%
Sodium 164mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 53g 19%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Total Sugars 31g
Protein 10g
Vitamin C 2mg 8%
Calcium 86mg 7%
Iron 3mg 15%
Potassium 298mg 6%

* 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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