Take Along Bars


  • 2 tablespoons firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup light corn syrup
  • 2 tablespoons all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup applesauce
  • 1/2 cup cut-up dried apricots
  • 2 cups bran flakes - or use Raisin Bran and omit raisins - slightly crushed
  • 2 egg whites or 1/2 cup egg substitute
  • 1/4 cup golden raisins
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 cup flaked coconut - optional
  • Non-stick cooking spray


Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

In non-stick saucepan combine sugar, syrup and applesauce and heat until sugar is dissolved.

In a bowl, combine cereal, raisins, coconut, and nuts.

In a separate bowl, add flour to apricots and mix to coat. Add to cereal mixture and mix.

Stir in egg whites, vanilla, and mix well. Spray a 9 inch square pan with non-stick cooking spray.

Add mixture, pressing firmly. Bake 15 to 20 minutes, or until golden brown. Cool 10 minutes and cut into bars. Makes 1 dozen.

Recipe Health Review:

How Healthy is the Take Along Bars Recipe?

Recipe makes: 12 servings.

Healthy eating information for 1 serving(s):

Watchful Nutrition
Calories: 107
Total Fat: 2
Saturated Fat: 1
Cholesterol: 0
Sodium: 75
Good for You
Fiber: 2
Weight Watchers
Points: 2