Peanut butter and banana bars

Peanut butter and banana bars


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About this recipe: A healthy energy bar made in your own kitchen. Peanut butter is blended with brown sugar, butter, egg, banana, oats, flour and wheatgerm before being baked. These bars are simple to make and taste delicious!


Makes: 16 bars

  • 85g peanut butter
  • 75g dark brown soft sugar
  • 35g unsalted butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 ripe banana, mashed
  • 50g porridge oats
  • 5 tablespoons plain flour
  • 2 tablespoons wheatgerm
  • 1/4 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:40min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Grease a 23x23cm or similar sized baking tin.
  2. In a mixing bowl, beat together the peanut butter, dark brown soft sugar and butter with an electric mixer until smooth and fluffy. Beat in the egg and vanilla extract, then the banana. Stir in the oats, flour, wheatgerm and bicarbonate of soda until completely combined. Spread in prepared baking tin.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until set and lightly browned, 20 to 25 minutes. Remove from oven and cool in tin on wire rack before cutting into bars.

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Reviews (2)


Made as an after school snack kids loved them and so did husband dead easy to make too xx - 23 Sep 2010


Yummy! Perfect for kids and very simple to make. - 21 Sep 2012

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