Bird Seed Energy Bars

  • Recipe By
  • Published Dec 31st
  • Ready In40m
  • Servings24
  • Calories321
These bars are full of crunchy seeds, wheat germ, and rolled oats for fiber, and protein. Since they keep in the freezer for months, I love to grab them straight from the freezer and pack them for snacks on the ski hill.

Bird Seed Energy Bars Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Bird Seed Energy Bars for 24 servings:

  • 4 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1 cup wheat germ
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup honey
  • 1 cup canola oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup flax seeds
  • 1/2 cup sesame seeds
  • 1/2 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

Bird Seed Energy Bars Cooking Instructions

  • Prep20m
  • Cook20m
  • Ready In40m

To cook Bird Seed Energy Bars, you need about 20 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Bird Seed Energy Bars is about 20 minutes , and you can serve your Bird Seed Energy Bars within 40 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Bird Seed Energy Bars easily:

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a 9x14 inch ovenproof baking dish.
  2. 2 Mix the rolled oats, brown sugar, wheat germ, cinnamon, and flour together in a large bowl. In a separate bowl, whisk together the eggs, honey, canola oil, vanilla, and salt until evenly blended., and stir into the oat mixture. Stir in the flax seeds, sesame seeds, sunflower seeds, and chocolate chips. Use your hands to mix the ingredients, and press the mixture into the prepared pan.
  3. 3 Bake in preheated oven until the edges are golden brown, 20 to 25 minutes. Cool completely in the baking dish before cutting into 2 inch bars.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 321 calories; 15.2 grams of fat; 43.5 grams of carbohydrates; 6.1 grams of protein; 16 milligrams of cholesterol; 109 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Sep 12th 2011

    These are surprisingly very good! Not 'very good, for health food' good. Just plain good! 4 stars because although I actually followed the recipe and ingredients exactly, my bars are just ...

  2. Jun 2nd 2009

    I made a healthier lower fat version that turned out really great. I used 1/2 cup applesauce and 1/2 cup oil, egg beaters instead of eggs and only 1/2 c honey and 1/2 c sugar. I also added ...

  3. Mar 20th 2009

    These were great. I wrote down all of the suggested "additions" from other reviewers and am eagerly looking forward to trying the different varities. I used 1/2 c. home made sugar free apple ...

  4. Jan 11th 2009

    WoW, this is my new goto meal replacement/snack/energy bar. Better than any granola/fiber bars on the market. This has become an essential part of my diet. I have made them with the origina ...

  5. Sep 7th 2008

    I used flaxseed, cranberries, chocolate chips, sunflower seeds, and sesame seeds. I thought about throwing in some almonds, but I thought it would be too dry. I'm currently letting them co ...

  6. Jul 30th 2008

    Great alternative to preservative filled and/or pricey grocery store granola bars. Perfect on the go breakfast for a busy family.Recipe is great as is, but when you start to get bored of i ...

  7. Jun 14th 2008

    I haven't tried this recipe yet, but judging by other reviews i'm sure it will be a good one. HOWEVER! I would like to make note that if you'er going to use the flax seed, It must be GROUND ...

  8. Apr 29th 2008

    I love this recipe! I did as the other reviewer suggested. 1/2 applesauce and 1/2 oil and it turned out great! I didn't have any wheat germ so I used ground flaxseed instead and just elim ...

  9. Feb 5th 2008

    I love finding *healthy* snack choices for my family and although I usually don't try recipes that haven't been reviewed already, I thought I would try my luck... so glad I did! These were ...