Camping Bars

These bars with oats, almonds, and coconut are great to take hiking or camping.

Original recipe makes 1 dozen


3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup quick cooking oats
1/4 cup toasted wheat germ
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 tablespoon orange zest
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
2 eggs
3/4 cup blanched whole almonds
1/2 cup shredded coconut


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In large bowl beat flour, oats, butter, wheat germ, orange peel and 1/2 cup of packed brown sugar at low speed until just mixed. Beat at medium speed for 2 minutes (mixture will look dry).
  2. With lightly floured hands, shape mixture into a ball, then pat into 8" by 8" baking pan.
  3. In a small bowl, beat eggs with a 1/4 cup of packed brown sugar, stir in almonds and coconut. Pour evenly over mixture in pan.
  4. Bake 35 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Cool in pan on rack. Cut into 12 pieces.


Calories: 499 kcal
Carbohydrates: 53 g
Cholesterol: 111 mg
Fat: 29 g
Fiber: 4.4 g
Protein: 10.3 g
Sodium: 164 mg