Tasty School-Lunch Treat: Make Your Own Oatmeal Bars!

Oatmeal bars are the perfect snack for kids on the run, but why bake your own when the stores are full of them? These homemade bars are lower in calories and sodium than most supermarket bars, making them a great choice over the ones in the stores!

This recipe makes about 20 bars and takes 40 minutes!

Heres what you need:

– butter
– maple syrup
– packed brown sugar
– rolled oats (not quick, instant or one-minute)
– wheat germ or bran
– vanilla
– finely grated orange rind
– cinnamon
– salt
– dried fruit (cranberries, raisins, cherries, or finely chopped apricots, figs and/or pitted dates)

For measurements and directions on how to make this snack, click here!

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