If you thought the name for these bars was a shout out to my favourite kids show, well you’d be partly right. But it’s not because of the peanut butter songs made famous by Sesame Street, it’s because they look like a Muppet made them. They look so bland in fact I refuse to include a picture.
But what they lack in the looks department they more than make up for where it counts. These are packed with energy, taste great, and stored in a zip lock baggie will keep for a week, or until spring if you forget them in your hydration pack in the garage, in winter, in Canada.
- 2 cups dates (pitted, soaked in warm water for 15 minutes, then drained)
- ½ cup dried black currents, chopped
- ½ cup Sunbutter/nut butter
- ¼ cup sliced almonds
- 3 cups Quinoa flakes
- ¼ cup chia seeds, rice bran
- ¼ coconut oil
- 2 large eggs, beaten
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees
- Soak the dates in warm water for 15 minutes, and drain.
- Place dates, dried currants, almonds, peanut butter, quinoa and seeds in a food processor and blend until combined well.
- Scoop mixture into a greased 8x8 glass baking pan, pressing down firmly to make an even layer.
- Place in the oven and bake for 30 minutes. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
- Cut into 16 rectangle bars. Vacuum seal 2
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