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High Trail Bars

These are high-energy bars.


  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup quick-cooking rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour, unsifted
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour, unsifted
  • 1/4 cup wheat germ
  • 2 teaspoons orange zest
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup whole almonds, blanched
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup coconut, flaked
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips


  1. Cream butter with 1/2 cup brown sugar until smooth. Then blend in oats, flours, wheat germ and orange rind. Put mixture into a lightly greased 8-inch square pan.
  2. Next mix eggs, almonds, raisins, coconut, chocolate bits and 1/4 cup remaining brown sugar. Pour over the mixture in the pan and spread out evenly.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F for 35 minutes or until golden brown.
  4. Let cool; cut into 12 bars and wrap each in aluminum foil.

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