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Peanut Energy Bars

Great if you need breakfast or a snack on the run.



  1. Coat 9 x 13" baking pan with cooking spray.
  2. Combine peanuts, sunflower seeds (or other nuts), raisins (or other dried fruit), oats, rice cereal, and wheat germ in a large bowl.
  3. Combine peanut butter, brown sugar and corn syrup (or honey) in a large microwavable bowl; microwave on high until bubbly, 1 to 2 minutes.
  4. Add vanilla and stir until blended. Pour the peanut butter mixture over the dry ingredients and stir until coated.
  5. Transfer mixture to the prepared pan. Press down firmly (coat your fingers with cooking spray, if needed).
  6. Let stand for 1 hour to harden. Cut into bars.
  7. You can add anything you have on hand, such as unsweetened coconut, mini semi-sweet chips in lieu of the brown sugar, etc.
  8. Note: based on a recipe from WebMD.
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Grains, Pasta and Rice
Canned, Cooked, Dried and Frozen Fruit
Legumes and Legume Products
Legumes and Legume Products
Seeds and Seed Products
Breakfast Cereals
Grains, Pasta and Rice
Spices and Herbs
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Nutrition summary:

There are 353 calories in 1 serving of Peanut Energy Bars.
Calorie break-down: 27% fat, 63% carbs, 10% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 103
Calories 353
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 11.44g 18%
  Saturated Fat 1.655g 8%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 4.388g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 4.612g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 116mg 5%
Potassium 418mg  
Total Carbohydrate 58.95g 20%
  Dietary Fiber 4.8g 19%
  Sugars 25.65g  
Protein 9.1g  
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 15%
Calcium 68% Iron 242%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18
of RDI*
(353 calories)
18% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (63%)
Fat (27%)
Protein (10%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories