High Octane Energy Bars

These easy bars will give you an excellent start on the day. They’re packed with essential
nutrients for energy, focus... convenience.


  • 6 Tbsp butter or coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup brown or raw sugar or sucane
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup mashed ripe bananas (about 3 medium ones)
  • 2 cups quick cooking oats (not instant) oats
  • 1/2 cup broken-up walnuts
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries or raisins or chopped dates or …


Cream together butter and sugar. Add egg and beat well. Add mashed banana and salt. Beat all together. Add oats and nuts and stir well. Spread in a greased 8 inch square pan. Bake in a 350F oven for almost an hour until firm. (Check often after 45 minutes.)

Cut into squares when cool.

Posted on September 9, 2015 and filed under cookies & bars.