Here is a easy, super healthy recipe for Banana Muesli Bars.
I've been looking for different ways to use my over ripe bananas. I think these will be good for lunch boxes, next time I will leave out the nuts so they are suitable for school.
Banana Muesli Bars - Adapted from www.thekitchn.com
2 large, very ripe bananas
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups rolled oats
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup pitted, chopped dried dates
1/4 cup chopped nuts, ie. walnuts, slivered almonds, pecans or raw cashews
Cinnamon/nutmeg/coconut for sprinkling.
Heat the oven to 180 degrees and line a shallow baking tray with baking paper.
(Mine was 20cm x 15cm)
Mash the banana flesh until no chunky bits remain.
Add vanilla essence.
Add the oats.
Add salt, dates, and nuts.
Press down into your slice tray.
Sprinkle with cinnamon or nutmeg and coconut.
Bake for 25 minutes or until the edges just begin to crisp up.