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Friends Coffee House Energy Bars


  • 2 cups raisins
  • 2 cups instant oatmeal
  • 2 1/2 cups Rice Krispies
  • 1 cup unsalted peanuts
  • 1 cup chopped dried apricots (or other dried fruit)
  • 1/4 pound butter
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 (10 1/2 ounce) bag mini marshmallows


  1. Place oatmeal in 350 degrees F oven for 10 minutes.
  2. Add Rice Krispies and raisins. Mix and return to oven for 5 minutes.
  3. Remove from oven, add peanuts and chopped dried fruit.
  4. Heat butter, peanut butter and marshmallows in a large pot, stirring until all melted.
  5. Add dry ingredients. Mix; pour into 9 x 13-inch pan and pat gently until flat. Invert; cut into 20 pieces. Wrap with plastic wrap.

Makes 20.

Posted by Tiffany at Recipe Goldmine - May 24, 2001.

Source: Friends Coffee House, Tucson, Arizona

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