Author Notes: A very versatile recipe for delicious bars to have handy for breakfast or snack. Great to freeze! —Yael Even
Makes: 20 bars9 depending on the size you cut them)
grams butter ( 1/2 cup)
grams glucose( available at specialty stores for baking supplies)
grams peanut butter ( you can use tehina paste, almond butter, cashew butter etc. etc.)
teaspoon vanilla bean paste ( or 1 tsp. vanilla extract if you don't have)
grams oats, lightly toasted
grams brown sugar
grams coconut flakes
grams sesame seeds , lightly toasted
grams hazelnuts( you can substitute any nut you like or eliminate if you choose)
grams raisins (or any dried fruit you like or omit if you don't like)
grams sugared orange peel , chopped (again, here you can play with it as you wish)
- Preheat oven to 170 C ( 320 F)
- Place glucose ( make sure you wet your hands well to handle the glucose or else it will stick - to your hands and anything else it touches!! not fun!) and butter in a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Remove from heat and add peanut butter. Mix until smooth.
- In a large bowl , mix all other ingredients and form a well in the middle. Add the butter mix and stir well to coat all the ingredients.
- Pour into pan ( you don't have to grease it, there is enough fat in the mixture. Believe me, it comes right out of the pan with no problem) and press down.
- Bake 20 minutes ( when it starts bubbling, it's done)
- Cool and cut into whatever size squares or bars you like. Store in a closed container.
- This recipe was entered in the contest for Your Best Recipe with Dried Fruit