Dried Cherry and Oat Energy Bars
1 cup light nonfat vanilla flavored Greek yogurt
4 large egg whites
1/2 cup Whole Earth Sweet Granules
3 Whole Earth Sticks
1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
2 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
3 cups uncooked quick or old-fashioned oats
1/2 cup chopped dried cherries
1/2 cup toasted sunflower seeds
Preheat oven to 190°C. Line a 33cm x 22cm baking pan with aluminum foil. Spray bottom with cooking spray; set aside.
Whisk yogurt, egg whites, Sweet Granules, Sticks, applesauce, melted butter, cinnamon and vanilla in mixing bowl until combined. Mix in flour and baking soda until blended.
Stir in oats, cherries and sunflower seeds until a thick batter is formed. Spread mixture evenly in prepared pan.
Bake 19 to 21 minutes or until top is golden and wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove from oven and cool completely on wire rack. Grasp ends of foil and remove from pan. Cut into bars. Store in tightly covered container at room temperature.
Total Carbohydrate: 39
Total Sugars: 14g
Total Fat: 6g
Saturated Fat: 2g
Trans Fat: 0g
Calorie Reduction than Traditional Recipe - 20%
Carbohydrate Reduction than Traditional Recipe - 22%