Stage 4

These easy, home-baked breakfast bars are packed with tons of energy and nutrients to help get each day off to a great start for your little guy or girl.

  • 2 whole bananas, mashed
  • 1/3 cup applesauce
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar (optional)
  • 3 tbsp honey*
  • 1 1/3 cup flour
  • 1 1/2 cup quick oats
  • 2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease the bottom of a 9×13 inch pan.

Combine bananas, applesauce, pumpkin, orange juice, brown sugar and honey. In a seperate bowl, combine flour, oats, pumpkin pie spice and baking soda. Stir dry ingredient mixture into the pumpkin banana mixture. Thouroughly mix the batter and spread into greased pan.

Bake for 15 to 18 minutes, until bars are set and just slightly crisp on top.

Yields 16 servings.

Store in an airtight container in the pantry for up to 7 days.

Note* The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends waiting to offer honey to children until after their first birthday.

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