This an excellent option for breakfast, when there is no no time to enjoy breakfast in the busy mornings. A glass of milk and two bars make us healthy and filling. As this bars contains Dates, oats, Bananas and Muselli , it is a complete nutritious ones and healthy choice too as it has no butter or sugar. This can also be served as kids snack box recipe or evening snack. Baked this delicious and healthy bars for our Home Bakers Challenge event. And according to October month, Oats Bakes was the theme and recipes were selected by our co - blogger Rafeeda of THE BIG SWEET TOOTH. Thanks Rafeeda :) This recipe is adapted from HERE but made few changes like substituting nuts with Muselli to make the bars more healthier.
2 Large Bananas, Ripe
2 Cups Oats
1/4 Cup Dates, pitted
1/4 Cups Muselli
1 Tsp Vanilla Essence
1/4 Tsp Cinnamon Powder ( To sprinkle )
Lightly Grease baking pan with butter or olive oil.
Pre - heat the oven to 180 degree C for 10 minutes.
Peel the bananas and mash it using fork in a small bowl until the mashed ones turns liquid.
Add vanilla essence and stir well.
Now add the oats followed by dates and muselli.
Mix it well and pat the mixture evenly in the baking pan.
Sprinkle cinnamon powder on top of the mixture.
Bake it for 25 - 30 mins or until the edges just begin to crisp up.
Place the baking pan on a cooling rack and when the pan is mostly cool, cut into desired shapes.
Store it in a air tight container jar.
Serve with hot milk.
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