Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal Breakfast Bars


3/4 cup canola oil

1/2 cup white sugar (decrease if you wish)

1 cup brown sugar, tightly packed

2 to 3 tablespoons wheat germ

4 eggs

1/4 cup peanut butter

1 cup all purpose flour

1/2 cup whole wheat flour

1 teaspoon vanilla

1/2 teaspoon salt

4 cups dry oats

12 oz. package chocolate chips


Combine in large mixing bowl the first six ingredients. Add remaining ingredients. Mix well. Press into a sprayed 9 x 13 pan with wet hand or spoon. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool thoroughly before cutting into serving size portions. These bars freeze well individually wrapped and placed into a large zip top freezer bag. To defrost, remove from freezer the night before, or remove from freezer and microwave for 30 seconds on defrost setting.

*Note about flours:  If desired, increase the whole wheat flour amount to 3/4 cup and decrease the amount of white flour to 3/4 cup. If you don't have whole wheat flour, you can simply use the white (all purpose) flour for the total 1 1/2 cup amount.

Also, see recipe for the Cherry Oatmeal Breakfast Bars version here...

Recipe from The Wright Place