Apricot Oat Cakes

These are like a bowl of oatmeal to go. They’re a great alternative to purchased energy bars. You get protein from the egg and yogurt and lots of fiber from the oatmeal and apricots.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 3 cups rolled oats
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • ¼ tsp. baking powder
  • 1 egg white
  • ⅓ cup plain low-fat yogurt
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup honey
  • ½ tsp. vanilla extract
  • ½ cup chopped dried apricots

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 325°F.
  • Pulse the oats in a food processor 10 times, then add the flour and baking powder and pulse to mix.
  • In a bowl, whisk the egg white until frothy, then add the yogurt, sugar, honey, and vanilla. Add the oat mixture and dried apricots to the yogurt mixture. Mix with a wooden spoon.
  • Roll the mixture into 8 balls and flatten them into thick, cylindrical patties.
  • Bake them on a parchment-lined baking sheet for 15 to 20 minutes. Let cool and refrigerate unless eating right away.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 3 cups rolled oats
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • ¼ tsp. baking powder
  • 1 egg white
  • ⅓ cup plain low-fat yogurt
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup honey
  • ½ tsp. vanilla extract
  • ½ cup chopped dried apricots

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 325°F.
  • Pulse the oats in a food processor 10 times, then add the flour and baking powder and pulse to mix.
  • In a bowl, whisk the egg white until frothy, then add the yogurt, sugar, honey, and vanilla. Add the oat mixture and dried apricots to the yogurt mixture. Mix with a wooden spoon.
  • Roll the mixture into 8 balls and flatten them into thick, cylindrical patties.
  • Bake them on a parchment-lined baking sheet for 15 to 20 minutes. Let cool and refrigerate unless eating right away.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories360
Total Fat2g
Saturated Fat0g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium15mg
Total Carbohydrate78g
Dietary Fiber4g
Sugars34g
Protein8g