Banana Multigrain Bars

Serving Size: 12
Prep Time:
Total Time:


  • cooking spray
  • 1.5 cup multi-grain hot cereal
  • 0.5 tsp salt
  • 2.25 Ounce all-purpose flour
  • 1 large egg
  • 0.5 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 0.25 cup honey
  • 0.33 cup packed brown sugar
  • 0.5 cup mashed ripe banana
  • 0.25 cup chopped pecans


Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

Coat a foil-lined 8-inch square metal baking pan with cooking spray.

Place banana and next 5 ingredients in a medium bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed until blended.

Weigh or lightly spoon flour into a dry measuring cup; level with a knife. Combine flour and salt in a bowl, stirring with a whisk. Gradually add flour mixture to banana mixture. Stir in cereal and pecans.

Spoon batter into prepared pan. Bake at 350° for 25 minutes. Cool completely on a wire rack. Cut into bars.

* Young chefs can mash the banana and pour the flour mixture into the banana mixture.

Recipe from The Ultimate Kid-Approved Cookbook by Editors of Cooking Light Magazine/Oxmoor House, 2011.