Recipe Summary

Prep time: 15 mins
Cook time: 1 hour
Yield: 12 servings

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Monkey Bars
This recipe makes 12 bars 
vegetable cooking spray
1 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon light brown sugar
1 cup rolled oats
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 cup whole-wheat flour
1/2 cup unsweetened apple juice
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup warm water
1 ripe banana
1/4 cup dried currants

Cooking Instructions
1. Heat the oven to 350F. Spray an 8-inch baking pan with vegetable cooking spray.

2. In a medium bowl, beat the butter and sugar together until creamy. can add the oats, cinnamon and flour and mix well.

3. Make it a . In a small bowl, combine the apple juice, vanilla extract and 1/2 cup of warm water. Add this to the dry ingredients and stir to combine. Stir in the banana and currants. can help spread the dough into the prepared pan.

4. Bake until the top is golden, about 1 hour.

5. Cool on a wire rack. Cut into 12 squares and serve. These bars can be made ahead and stored in the refrigerator for up to one week.

Serving Size: 1 bar

Nutritional Information
Number of Servings: 12
Per Serving
Calories 78 Carbohydrate 15 g
Fat 1 g Fiber 2 g
Protein 2 g Saturated Fat 0 g
Sodium 1 mg


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