Maple, Oat, & Pecan Power Bars
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Serves: 20
 
Ingredients
  • 1½ cups rolled oats
  • ¾ cups pecans, chopped & toasted (or any other nut)
  • 1 cup dates, chopped
  • 1 cup unsweetened coconut flakes
  • ½ cup hemp hearts (** or protein powder)
  • ¼ cup toasted sesame seeds
  • 1 Tbsp poppy seeds
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 3 ripe bananas
  • ¼ cup coconut oil
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 Tbsp maple syrup (** honey .. or liquid sweetener of your choice)
  • 2 Tbsp chia seeds
  • 6 Tbsp water
Instructions
  1. Pre-heat oven to 350
  2. In a small bowl, combine the chia seeds & water. Set aside
  3. In a large bowl, combine & whisk together the dry ingredients
  4. Add to the bowl of a food processor add the bananas, dates, coconut oil, vanilla, & maple syrup. Process until smooth.
  5. Add the chia gel to the food processor & pulse a few times to mix.
  6. Pour the wet ingredients over the dry ingredients & stir until well combined
  7. Spread the batter evenly into a baking pan (** I used a 10" cast iron pan) .. and smooth the top with the back of a spatula.
  8. Bake for 20-25 minutes .. or until the edges are golden brown.
  9. Let cool completely & store in the refrigerator in an airtight container. They also freeze well .. take one out about ½ hour before enjoying
Notes
Nutritional Data by %
% Protein: 7
% Carbs: 37
% Fat: 38
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 bar (1/20th Total Recipe Calories: 162 Fat: 11.3 Carbohydrates: 15.59 Sugar: 7.84 Protein: 3.16
Recipe by Veggies By Candlelight at https://www.veggiesbycandlelight.com/maple-oat-pecan-power-bars/