Walnut Energy Bars

Total Time
40 Mins
Serves
20
Serving Size
1 bar

DESCRIPTION

Nothing but great nutritious ingredients in these gluten free bars! Perfect before a workout, for breakfast, or a good for you snack.

Total Time

Prep Time
10 Mins
Cook Time
30 Mins
Total Time
40 Mins

Nutrition

Calories
200 cal
Total Fat
12 g
Cholesterol
5 mg
Polyunsaturated Fat
8 g
Trans Fat
0 g
Sodium
20 mg
Monounsaturated Fat
2 g
Dietary Fiber
4 g
Protein
6 g
Carbohydrates
21 g

Ingredients

  • 3 cups California Walnuts, divided
  • 1 cup dried cherries
  • 1 cup dried Mediterranean apricots
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup vanilla whey protein powder
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 2 teaspoons cherry extract

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 250°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside 1 cup walnuts.
  2. Place remaining ingredients in a food processor and process just until mixture is sticky and holds together.
  3. Add remaining walnuts and pulse on and off to coarsely chop.
  4. Press into a 7 X 10-inch rectangle and cut into 20 equal pieces.
  5. Place on prepared baking sheet and bake for 30 minutes. Let cool, then transfer to an airtight container.

Variation:

Add 1 cup unsweetened, flaked coconut. Reduce cherry extract to 1 teaspoon and add 1 teaspoon coconut extract.