Coconut Flax Bars

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"High protein, high fiber energy bar."

Ingredients

40 m servings 430 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 430 kcal
  • 21%
  • Fat:
  • 22 g
  • 34%
  • Carbs:
  • 53.6g
  • 17%
  • Protein:
  • 12.6 g
  • 25%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 54 mg
  • 18%
  • Sodium:
  • 213 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Spray a 9 inch square baking pan with cooking spray. In a food processor, grind 1/2 cup shredded coconut into a fine powder.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugar. Mix in egg, corn syrup, apple juice concentrate, and vanilla. Mix in coconut powder, whole wheat flour, gluten, oats, baking soda, and cinnamon. Stir in remaining 1/2 cup shredded coconut, flax seed, raisins, and soy nuts. Press evenly into the prepared pan.
  3. Bake for 20 minutes. Cool slightly, then cut into bars.
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Delicious flavor but a bit dry. FYI I substituted 1/3 c molasses for syrup and concentrate, and used 1/4 c. gr. flax seed (instead of 1/2) and 3/4 c sliced almonds (instead of 1/2 soy nuts).

The dryness is an easy fix. Just use 1/4C butter and 1/4C applesauce, rather than 1/2C butter. They turn out nice and moist that way.

Excellent, Excellent, Excellent! The only change I made was to substitute dried cranberries for the raisins. I will be making these on a regular basis.

This recipe was a great starting point for making delicious healthy bars. Instead of butter, I used Sunbutter. Instead of sugar I used Stevia (2 teaspoons) Instead of corn syrup, I used honey....

these were good! They were actually quite moist... perhaps it's because I used a type of butter made from olive oil. I substituted molasses for the apple juice, and used white cane sugar inste...

My family absolutely loved these and they were easy to make.