---------- Recipe via Meal-Master (tm) v8.02
  
       Title: HIKER BARS
  Categories: Usenet
       Yield: 1 batch
  
     1/2 c  Peanut butter, chunky
     1/3 c  Butter
       2 md Bananas, (mashed)
     1/2 c  Molasses
       1 c  Sugar
       2 t  Vanilla
       4    Eggs
       1 t  Cinnamon
     1/4 t  Ginger
     2/3 c  Flour, whole-wheat
   1 1/3 c  Flour, white
       4 c  Kellogg’s Special K
            -cereal (crushed)
       1 t  Baking powder
     1/4 t  Baking soda
     1/2 t  Salt
       6 oz Chocolate chips
       1 c  Peanuts, salted (chopped)
       8 oz Dates, chopped (or fewer)
  
   Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.  Then by hand:  In a large bowl cream
   together peanut butter and butter. Mix in bananas, molasses, sugar and
   vanilla. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each egg.
   
   Stir in the cereal.  Sift together dry ingredients and mix into batter. Add
   chips, peanuts and dates.  Pour batter into greased 9 x 13 pan.  Bake in
   preheated 350 degree F. oven for 35 to 45 minutes.  Cut into bars.
   
   NOTES:
   
   *  Caloric, filling and tasty bars for the trail -- These bars give a
   flavorful and filling treat along the trail.  The recipe came from Ben
   Branch of AT&T Bell Labs at Columbus (cbdkc1!blb). Yield: 24 to 48 bars.
   
   *  If by food processor:  Yield:  Cream butters in processor.  Add cut-up
   bananas and blend..
   
   *  Add molasses, sugar, vanilla.  Blend.  Add eggs.  Blend.
   
   *  Pour batter into large bowl and stir in sifted dry ingredients.  Stir in
   other ingredients, one at a time.  Continue as above.
   
   : Difficulty:  easy to moderate.
   : Time:  1/2 to 1 hour work; 1 hour waiting.
   : Precision:  approximate measurement OK.
   
   : John Daleske
   : AT&T Bell Laboratories, Columbus, Ohio
   : {ihnp4,cbosgd,desoto}!cbdkc1!daleske
   
   : Copyright (C) 1986 USENET Community Trust
  
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