Weekday mornings are always busy, especially when trying to feed the kids and pets, if you have them. Being busy doesn’t give you an excuse to skip breakfast, the most important meal of the day. Consider prepping breakfast for the week on Sunday so you can grab and go. I know preparing food in advance is the key to success for me. It not only takes the work out of it when I am already stressed and frazzled, but the thought process, too.
Gluten-Free No-Bake PB Energy Squares
- 3 cups GF quick oats
- 1/2 cup dried cranberries
- 1/2 cup chopped peanuts
- 1/2 cup butter
- 3/4 cup honey
- 2/3 cup brown sugar
- 1 cup peanut butter
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
In a bowl, mix together oats, cranberries and nuts.Melt butter in a large, heavy bottomed saucepan.Mix in honey and brown sugar and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Boil and stir for 2 ½ minutes. Remove from heat. Working quickly, stir in the peanut butter and vanilla until blended, then thoroughly mix in the oat mixture.Spread the mixture evenly in a greased 9×13 pan. Allow to set before serving. Makes about 2 dozen
*Recipe and image courtesy of Southern Peanut Growers and peanutbutterlovers.com.