Easy Trek Bars That Are Sweet and Fun To Eat

Easy Trek Bars That Are Sweet and Fun To Eat

Hey, Everyone!

I’m here today with a delicious granola-bar-type snack that I am eager to share.

Mom found this recipe long ago on the interweb, and I will now pass it on.

I’m writing down the ingredients we used, but you can use just about anything. Sunflower seeds, wheat bran, and raisins are a few ideas, and whatever else you can come up with! We always use at least one kind of chocolate as an add-in, but if you are going healthy (or have better discipline than us) you can leave it out.

(This recipe is extremely easy, except for the massive amount of stirring! Luckily for me, I had Mom, who obligingly helped me so that my arm wouldn’t fall off.)


Easy Trek Bars

Ingredients

Base Recipe

2 1/2 cups old-fashioned oats

1 cup honey

1 cup peanut butter

Add-ins

1/4 cup wheatgerm

1/4 cup flaxseed meal

1/4 cup oat bran

1/4 cup chia seeds

1/4 cup dried cranberries

1/4 cup mini, semi-sweet chocolate chips

1/4 cup white chocolate chips

Note: you can use whatever add-ins you’d like, just as long as the total amount isn’t more than two cups!

Instructions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and grease a 13″ x 9″ baking dish.

Combine oats, honey, and peanut butter in a large bowl until fully incorporated.

Easy Trek Bars That Are Sweet and Fun To Eat

Easy Trek Bars That Are Sweet and Fun To Eat

Add wheat germ, flaxseed meal, oat bran, and chia seeds one at a time, stirring well.

Easy Trek Bars That Are Sweet and Fun To Eat

Easy Trek Bars That Are Sweet and Fun To Eat

Add dried cranberries, mini chocolate chips, and white chocolate chips one at a time, stirring in each new ingredient until fully incorporated.

Easy Trek Bars That Are Sweet and Fun To Eat

Easy Trek Bars That Are Sweet and Fun To Eat

Easy Trek Bars That Are Sweet and Fun To Eat

Spoon mixture into greased dish and use a greased sandwich bag to pack and spread the mixture tightly and evenly.

Easy Trek Bars That Are Sweet and Fun To Eat

Easy Trek Bars That Are Sweet and Fun To Eat

Easy Trek Bars That Are Sweet and Fun To Eat

Easy Trek Bars That Are Sweet and Fun To Eat

Bake for 18-20 minutes, or until edges are lightly browned.

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Let cool before cutting into bars.

Enjoy!


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Ellie 🙂

18 thoughts on “Easy Trek Bars That Are Sweet and Fun To Eat

  1. Thanks for sharing this yummy recipe Ellie, I am going to try and make these because I am always looking for new and semi healthy snacks to make :).

  2. Ellie, I’m cracking up that you used the term “interweb”–how very hip and old school of you at the same time! ;-D
    ~Mom

  3. They look very delicious Ellie! Will have to try making them one of these day! Think you will be a great cook!eve

  4. I’ ve had these yummy bars at your house! how delicious! Here’s a quick recipe for Good for You Candy. 2 cups bittersweet chocolate chips
    1 1/2 cups Cheerios
    1 cup dried cherries
    1/2 cup walnut pieces
    Melt chips one minute, stir, melt one more minute , stir again. Add cereal and cherries. Drop by tablespoonful onto waxed paper; refrigerate 2 hours. I tried this a while back and found it very tasty. Love you. G’ma

  5. Sounds and looks yummy and healthy..Thank you for sharing ..I may even have to make the ones your grandma posted…MM MM Good..Have a blessed day

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