This dense, chewy calorie-packed bar has its roots in Minnesota's Boundary Waters, where trappers and paddlers tote the bars in their canoes. For a boost of protein, smear the bar with peanut butter. Our version comes from the Gunflint Lodge in Grand Marais.

Source: Midwest Living


Recipe Summary

15 mins
22 mins to 24 mins at 375°
10 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In a very large mixing bowl beat softened butter with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add sugar and beat until combined. Beat in honey, cornstarch and corn syrup until combined. Gradually stir in oats. (Dough will be crumbly.)

Instructions Checklist
  • Press oat mixture firmly into a 15x10x1-inch baking pan. Bake in a 375°F. oven for 22 to 24 minutes, rotating pan once, or until bars are light brown and have tiny bubbles across the entire surface. Do not overbake. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Cut into 24 pieces. Cool completely.

Nutrition Facts

335 calories; total fat 18g; saturated fat 10g; polyunsaturated fat 1g; monounsaturated fat 5g; cholesterol 41mg; sodium 137mg; potassium 7mg; carbohydrates 42g; fiber 3g; sugar 18g; protein 4g; trans fatty acid 1g; vitamin a 437IU; vitamin cmg; thiaminmg; riboflavinmg; niacin equivalentsmg; vitamin b6mg; folatemcg; vitamin b12mcg; calcium 10mg; iron 2mg.