2 cups quick cooking oats
2 cups whole wheat flour
2 cups dark chocolate chips
1 cup pumpkin seeds
1 cup flax seeds
1 cup wheat germ (*or if you are like me add some chocolate protein powder instead)
½ cup unsweetened shredded coconut
1 T cinnamon
2 tsp salt
*dried cherries, cranberries or apricots (my little addition)
In a small bowl combine:
¼ cup water
¼ cup blackstrap molasses
¾ cup canola oil
½ cup honey
1 cup milk
Mix liquid ingredients into dry making sure to combine well.
Line cookie sheet with parchment paper.
Dump the entire bowl onto the cookie sheet.
Place parchment paper on top and pat or roll with rolling pin until flat and firm. It should fill the entire cookie sheet.
Bake at 350 for 25 minutes. Once cooked cut into bars.
The finished product
A delicious and nutritious during or pre or post workout snack. I approve!