Dried Cherry and Oat Energy Bars

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Dried Cherry and Oat Energy Bars

 

FEATURED PRODUCT


INGREDIENTS

Cooking spray
1 cup light nonfat vanilla flavored Greek yogurt
4 large egg whites
1/2 cup Whole Earth Sweetener Baking Blend
3 packets Whole Earth Nature Sweet® Low calorie sweetener

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


PREPARATION

  1. Preheat oven to 190°C. Line a 33cm x 22cm baking pan with aluminum foil. Spray bottom with cooking spray; set aside.

  2. Whisk yogurt, egg whites, Baking Blend, Nature Sweet, applesauce, melted butter, cinnamon and vanilla in mixing bowl until combined. Mix in flour and baking soda until blended.

  3. Stir in oats, cherries and sunflower seeds until a thick batter is formed. Spread mixture evenly in prepared pan.

  4. 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.

 

NUTRITION INFORMATION
(PER SERVING)
Calories: 247
kJ: 1033
Protein: 8g
Total Carbohydrate: 39
Total Sugars: 14g
Fiber: 5g
Total Fat: 6g
Saturated Fat: 2g
Trans Fat: 0g
Cholesterol: 6mg
Sodium: 94mg

Reduction
Calorie Reduction than Traditional Recipe - 20%
Carbohydrate Reduction than Traditional Recipe - 22%