Courtesy of our free Healthy Cookies Recipes Newsletter
- 3/4 cup pumpkin puree
- 1 egg
- 1/4 cup butter at room temperature
- 1/4 cup honey
- 2 Tbs molasses
- 2 cup rolled oats
- 1/2 cup chopped peanuts, walnuts, or sunflower seeds
- 2 Tbs shredded, unsweetened coconut
- 1/4 cup wheat germ
- 1/2 Tbs ground cinnamon
- 1 Tbs grated orange rind
Blend the pumpkin, egg, butter, honey, and molasses in a mixing bowl or food processor.
Add the oats, nuts, coconut, wheat germ, cinnamon, and orange rind, and mix well.
Spread this mixture into a lightly greased 15 1/2-by-10 1/2-inch jelly-roll pan.
Bake in a 350F oven for 40 minutes or until golden brown.
While still warm, cut into 3-by-1 1/2-inch bars.
For very crisp bars, remove from pan to wire rack and cool completely.
Yield: about 30 bars.
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