(Note: you can omit the honey and replace it with light corn syrup)
Peanut Butter Energy Bars
2 cups whole oats, toasted
2 cups honey nut Os
1 cup roasted and salted peanuts
½ cup sesame seeds (alternatively, you could use dried fruit)
½ cup chocolate chips
¼ cup ground flax seed (alternatively, you could use wheat germ or just more oats)
1 cup peanut butter
1 cup honey
½ cup brown sugar
In a large microwave safe dish, place the oats and cook on high in the microwave for one minute. Stir, repeat two times.
In a large bowl, mix the oats, Os, peanuts, sesame seeds, chocolate chips and flax seed.
In a microwave safe bowl, mix the peanut butter, honey and brown sugar. Microwave for 1-2 minutes, or until bubbly. Pour over the oat mixture and stir well.
Pour into a 9x13 dish or in a rectangle shape on top of a cookie sheet, lined with either a Silpat liner or parchment paper.
Let cool and enjoy!
Makes 16 bars.