Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
- 2 cups old-fashioned oats
- 1 cup plain toasted oat cereal (such as Cheerios)
- 1 cup whole wheat pastry flour
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 1 cup dried mixed fruit
- 1/2 cup honey
- 2 egg whites
- 1 medium banana, mashed (about 1/2 cup)
- 1/4 cup canola oil
Line a 9 by 13 inch baking pan with foil, with an inch or so overhanging the ends. Spray with nonstick cooking spray.
Spread oats on a large microwave-safe plate and microwave for 2 minutes, stirring half way through.
Place oats, oat cereal, flour, salt and cinnamon in a large bowl. Stir in dried fruit.
Add honey, egg whites, mashed banana and oil. Stir well with a wooden spoon until well combined. Empty mixture into lined baking pan, and press down with some waxed paper or with wet hands.
Bake for 25-30 minutes, until edges are golden.
Cool for 10 minutes in pan, then grasp foil ends and lift out of pan. Cut into 18 bars and place on a cooling rack.
Per Bar: Calories 163, Calories from Fat 34, Total Fat 3.8g (sat 0.3g), Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 90mg, Carbohydrate 28.9g, Fiber 2.4g, Protein 3.4g