Healthy Oatmeal Energy Bar With Dates & Nuts Recipe
Healthy Oatmeal Energy Bar With Dates & Nuts Recipe are the no-bake Energy Bars and are the most decadent yet healthy emergence from my kitchen recently and let me tell you they are worth every crunchy bite! They are the perfect bake-sale treat, hiking snack, or healthy homey dessert. Or have one for breakfast, with your morning cuppa or a glass of milk. These energy bars have no flour or butter. Filled with the goodness of creamy house-made peanut butter and an assortment of nuts and dates, this delicious recipe is definitely a keeper.
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- 1-1/2 cups Instant Oats (Oatmeal) , rolled
- 1 Dates
- 1/4 cup Honey , (or agave syrup)
- 1/4 cup Peanut Butter
- 1/2 cup Badam (Almond) , toasted
- 1/4 cup Pistachios , toasted
- 1/4 cup Pecans , toasted
How to make Healthy Oatmeal Energy Bar With Dates & Nuts Recipe
To prepare these Healthy Oatmeal Energy Bar With Dates & Nuts Recipe, chop the assorted nuts first.
Process dates in a food processor until coarsely done. It should form a “dough” like consistency and will roll into a ball.
Dry roast or toast the rolled oats in a non-stick pan for a few minutes until its color has changed to light brown. Take care not to burn the oats.
Place the oats, chopped nuts, and dates in a bowl and set aside.
In a small pan, warm honey and peanut butter over low heat. Stir and pour over the oats mixture and then mix, breaking up the dates till well combined.
Once thoroughly mixed, transfer to a dish/ pan lined with aluminum foil/ parchment paper so they lift out easily. Press down until uniformly flattened. Cover with aluminum foil/ parchment paper or plastic wrap, and let it set in the refrigerator or freezer for 25 to 30 minutes to harden.
Remove the set Healthy Oatmeal Energy Bar With Dates & Nuts Recipe from the dish and chop into even bars. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator. These stay well for a month.
Donna is an avid cook and like many others, discovered her love for cooking after marriage. She experiments with various cuisines from around the world with Indian cuisine at its heart. Being a Keralite, the majority of her recipes are from Kerala (South Indian). She strongly believe in "Cooking made easy".