Processed granola bars are handy, but they are packed with preservatives and often have a high amount of sugars and fats. For healthy, active people, finding healthy alternatives is key. This homemade energy bar recipe from the BMO Vancouver Marathon will fill the hunger void and will fuel your body your your next athletic activity.
- 1-Cup Dates
- 1 Tbsp Brown Sugar
- ½ Cup Water
- 1-Cup Flour
- ½ tsp Baking Soda
- 1/8 tsp Salt
- 1-Cup Butter
- 1-Cup Brown Sugar
- 2 Cups Rolled Oats
Add dates, water and 1 tbsp of brown sugar to pot and cook gently until soft.
Mix flour, salt and soda.
Cut in butter, followed by sugar and oats.
Spread half the crumb mixture in an 8X8” pan.
Cover with date filling.
Pat remaining crumb mixture on top.
Bake at 325 ° F for 35-40 Minutes