Homemade Kind Bars

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Re: Homemade Kind Bars

Post by fishmonger » Fri May 12, 2017 11:49 am

update - I made a batch of Blueberry Pecan - only issue was I toasted the pecans a little too long (bitter). The rest worked perfectly. Absolutely the same consistency as the store bought stuff, maybe just a little stickier once in your mouth. Love it. You will absolutely need a candy thermometer to get the rice syrup/honey mix up to the right temp. I was amazed how hot it has to get (use a tall pot - it will foam for a while before it gets there).

I'll will soon make a bunch of the other flavors to test, and then several larger batches for our summer trip (7 weeks... the logistics clock is already ticking), post some images when I get them done. We'll still pack a bunch of Pro Bars and a variety of protein and larabars. The moist type bars, I am no comfortable to make at home. Too likely to go bad on us.

We usually only eat 2 bars each a day, max, so I can't relly say we ever got tired of eating them. Although Clif bars are just plain disgusting to me, and peanut butter flavor in any bar is something I avoid. I just don't like peanuts that much.

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Re: Homemade Kind Bars

Post by cherron » Mon Jun 26, 2017 2:41 pm

I have made these kind bars and they turn out really good. But the article says the shelf life is only a week. I think this would be true for the ones with fruit especially. But they taste exactly like the originals
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Re: Homemade Kind Bars

Post by kbarb » Mon Jul 09, 2018 10:01 pm

Another page of recipes to check :

Homemade power bar recipes
https://www.bikeforums.net/training-nut ... post201104

I think I liked post #5, an attempt to make a Clif Bar

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