PBR Energy Bars

PBR Energy Bars

1/2 C. butter or margarine, softened

1 C. packed light brown sugar

2 eggs

1 t. vanilla extract

1/3 C. cocoa

1/4 C. milk

1 C. whole-wheat flour

1/4 C. nonfat dry milk powder

1/4 C. wheat germ

1/2 t. baking powder

1/4 t. baking soda

1 2/3 C. (10-oz. package) peanut- butter chips

1/2 C. raisins

Heat oven to 350° F. Grease 13-by-9-inch baking pan. Beat butter, brown sugar, eggs and vanilla in large bowl until light and fluffy. Blend in cocoa and milk. Stir together whole-wheat flour, nonfat dry milk powder, wheat germ, baking powder and baking soda; add to butter mixture, beating until well blended. Stir in peanut-butter chips and raisins.

Spread batter evenly into prepared pan. Bake 30-35 minutes or until bars begin to pull away from sides of pan. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Cut into bars.

Makes 36 bars.

Source: Hershey’s Kitchens.

Nutrition data, per bar: Calories 123 (42 percent from fat); fat 5.7 g (sat 3.1 g, mono 1.4 g, poly 1 g); protein 3 g; carbohydrates 15 g; fiber .94 g; cholesterol 20 mg; sodium 72 mg; calcium 33 mg.


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