Kashi* Toasted Berry Crisp* Cereal Bars Recipe
These homemade chewy cereal bars are loaded with pecans, almonds, and pumpkin seeds—not to mention Kashi* Toasted Berry Crisp Cereal, honey, and tofu, too.
Makes 10 servings
1/3 cup chopped pecans
1/3 cup sliced almonds
1/3 cup raw pumpkin seeds
3 cups Kashi* Toasted Berry Crisp Cereal
1/2 cup whole wheat flour
1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt
1 free range egg
2/3 cup water-packed, silken, low-fat tofu (about 6 ounces)
1/2 cup honey
2 tablespoons expeller-pressed canola oil
1 teaspoon grated organic lemon peel
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
2. In 11 x 7 x 1 1/2-inch baking pan combine pecans, almonds and pumpkin seeds. Bake until lightly toasted, 10 to 15 minutes, stirring every 5 minutes.
3. In large mixing bowl stir together the toasted nuts and seeds with the cereal, whole wheat flour and salt. Set aside.
4. In food processor bowl combine egg, tofu, honey, oil, lemon peel and vanilla. Cover and process until nearly smooth, scraping down sides of bowl as needed to process the mixture thoroughly. Add to cereal mixture; mix well. Spread in lightly oiled 11 x 7 x 1 1/2-inch baking pan.
5. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until firm in center and golden brown. Cool slightly. Cut into bars.