« Salted Oatmeal Cookies | Main | Macadamia Nut Pina Colada Bars »

Backpacker Bars*

Prep Time: 20 min
Total Time: 1 hr 50 min

1 1/2 cups Golden Grahams cereal
3/4 cup granulated sugar
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
3/4 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 tsp vanilla
2 eggs
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup quick-cooking or old-fashioned oats
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup chopped peanuts
1 cup (6 oz) semisweet chocolate chips
2 Tbsp quick-cooking or old-fashioned oats

Heat oven to 350ºF. Crush cereal. Mix sugars, butter, vanilla and eggs in large bowl. Stir in flour, cereal, 3/4 cup oats, the baking soda, baking powder and salt. Stir in 3/4 cup of the peanuts and 2/3 cup of the chocolate chips.

Spread in ungreased rectangular pan, 13x9x2 inches. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup peanuts, remaining 1/3 cup chocolate chips and 2 tablespoons oats.

Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely, about 1 hour. For 24 bars, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows.

Makes 24 bars. Per Serving: Calories 235 (Calories from Fat 110 ); Total Fat 12 g (Saturated Fat 3 g); Cholesterol 15 mg; Sodium 240 mg; Total Carbohydrate 29 g (Dietary Fiber 2 g); Protein 4 g

Prep Time: 20 min Total Time: 1 hr 50 min 1 1/2 cups Golden Grahams cereal 3/4 cup granulated sugar 3/4 cup packed brown sugar 3/4 cup butter or margarine, softened 1 tsp vanilla 2 eggs 1 1/2 cups all-purpose...