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.