This recipe is actually fairly healthy for a dessert and can even stand in as a frantic breakfast if the need arises. Packed with fruit, some whole grains and nuts, it provides a lot of nutrition for a dessert.
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- 1 c. all-purpose flour
- 1/2 c. whole wheat flour
- 1/2 c. oatmeal
- 1/8 tsp. salt
- 1/2 c. canola oil
- 1 c. packed brown sugar
- 2 large bananas, peeled and mashed
- 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
- 1 egg
- 1/2 c. chopped walnuts
- 1/2 c. chocolate chips
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease a 9x13 inch baking dish.
In a small mixing bowl, whisk together the flours, oatmeal and salt. Set aside.
In a large mixing bowl, combine the canola oil, brown sugar, bananas, extract and egg. Beat until well blended. Add the flour mixture and mix until a batter forms.
Pour the batter into the prepared pan and spread evenly. Sprinkle with the walnuts and chocolate chips.
Bake in the preheated oven for 35-40 minutes. Cool completely before cutting into bars.
- Yields: 3 dozen
- Preparation Time: 45 minutes