Oatmeal-Peanut Butter Bars

1/2 cup Whole Wheat Flour
1 tea. Cinnamon
1/2 tea. Baking Soda
1/4 tea. Salt

Preheat oven 350F. Coat a 13x9 pan with oil spray. Whisk together above ingredients in a medium bowl.

1/2 cup Creamy Peanut Butter (or Sunflower Seed, Almond or other nut butters)
1/2 cup firmly packed Brown Sugar
1/2 cup Honey

Beat above ingredients in a large mixing bowl with an electric mixer until blended.

1 large Egg
2 large Egg Whites (or the equivalent of Just Whites)
2 Tab. Canola Oil
2 tea. Vanilla Extract

Mix above ingredients into peanut butter mixture until smooth. Add flour mixture and mix with a rubber spatula

2 cups old-fashioned rolled Oats
1 cup dried Cranberries (or Raisins)
1/2 cup chopped Walnuts or Almonds (or Pumpkin Seeds, Sunflower Seeds)
1/2 cup bittersweet or semisweet Chocolate Chips

Add in rest of ingredients. Scrape batter into greased pan and use plastic wrap or parchment paper to lightly press batter into an even layer. Bake for 20-25 minutes. Let cool completely and slice into 24 2x2 inch bars.

One serving is one bar
175 calories
4g protein
24g carbohydrates
2g fiber
8g fat

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