PM Snack Bars
Makes 16 servings
|3||tablespoons creamy peanut butter|
|2||tablespoons ground flax seeds|
|4||cups crisp rice cereal|
|1/2||cup sliced almonds|
|1||ounce bittersweet chocolate, melted|
- Preheat over to 350°F. Place peanut butter in small microwavable bowl; microwave 30 seconds at LOW (30% power) or until peanut butter is melted. Stir in molasses; cool.
- Place egg whites in blender with flaxseed. Process until foamy. Pour into large bowl. Add peanut butter mixture; stir until smooth. Stir in cereal and almonds until cereal is evenly coated.
- Spray 9-inch square baking pan with nonstick cooking spray. Press cereal mixture into pan. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until browned on top. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Cut into 16 bars. Drizzle melted chocolate over bars for garnish.
You can buy flax seeds and grind them in a coffee mill or blender. Flax seeds are an excellent source of Omega-3 fatty acids, which may reduce the risk of heart disease. If you can't find flax seeds at the supermarket, look for them in a health food store.
|Serving Size:||1 (2-1/4-inch) square bar|
|Calories from Fat||41 %|
|Total Fat||4 g|
|Saturated Fat||1 g|
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