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Peanut Energy Bars

July/August 2008

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This carbohydrate-rich bar, full of nuts, seeds, fruit and oats, was adapted from Amy Harrison's prize-winning submission in the Plains (Georgia) Peanut Festival recipe competition sponsored by The Peanut Institute. It includes a little protein, and is a great grab-and-go pre-workout snack on mornings when you don't have time to digest a full meal.



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"What's not to like? You can swap out ingredients and throw in your favorites. I use wheat germ and protien powder, sometimes coconut, cranraisins, chopped dates, seasame seeds, mini choclate chips, other types of cereals, the options...
Peanut Energy Bars Recipe

24 Reviews for Peanut Energy Bars

04/22/2010

I have used this recipe as a demonstration in my high school Sports Nutrition class and they love it!! I really enjoy giving my students easy, healthy alternatives that are less expensive than the ones found in stores. Keep up the good work!!

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04/02/2010
Anonymous

It wasn't bad. I have to say I do not like dried fruit so I removed it. It wasn't too bad. Not something I would eat every day but hey in a pinch and need a little protein, it was great. By removing the dried fruit I also cut out some of the carbs and sugar. I did up the peanut butter and nuts a bit. I will definitely try adding a bit of protein powder to my next batch.

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03/04/2010
Anonymous

Great recipe! I've made it many times. It's a quick breakfast or snack. YUM!

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02/28/2010
Anonymous

These bars are great. It is an easy switched, flexible recipe. I just added 3/4 cup of peanut butter.

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01/25/2010
Anonymous

To boost the protein, I added 2 scoops of chocolate protein powder dry ingredients. Nice chocolate flavor and helped balance out the carbs.

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