Date: Mon, 24 Feb 1997 09:21:26 -0800
From: email@example.com (Katja)
GRAPE NUTS BARS
Source: "The Healthy Heart Handbook" by Neal Pinckney
3 cups Grape Nuts cereal (homemade recipe below, not from Pinckney)
1 cup non-fat Soy Moo (or any low fat soy or rice milk)
1 cup unsweetened applesauce
1 cup raisins
2 tsp vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Mix all ingredients together.
Pour into a non-stick 9" square baking dish. Bake for 35 minutes or
until firm. Cool and cut into squares. (best served cold, IMO .. see
You can add other extracts or spices such as: 1/2 - 1 tsp. or
combination of: coconut, banana, almond extracts, cocoa powder,
cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, ginger, clove, lemon and orange peel.
These freeze well and travel well!
From: Natalie Frankel (Natalie.Frankel@mixcom.com)
my notes: I added almond and coconut extracts (1 t. each), lemon peel,
juice of 1/2 lemon and 2 T. coconut (I know, I know .. I wanted the flavors
of a *very* fattening cookie I love) .. still a little too soft in the
center at 35" .. 5-10 more... now cooling .. we'll see ;) ... they're okay
.. too mushy texture for me while warm (closer to grapenuts in milk, nuked
for a minute) .. may need sweetening for me.
aHA!!! Next morning, cooled in fridge, they are wonderful - and sweet
enough when cool..YAY! - for a cereal on the run type of thing or whenever
one might eat a granola bar, for example. They are softer in texture but
firm enough to remain in a compact bar you can hold. I cannot, however,
taste the extracts or lemon. May try more next time ... these I will
make again and again :). Thanks, Neal ....