serves 24 prep time 10min cook time 30 min
1 cup softened butter
1 cup packed brown sugar
1 cup oats quick cooking
1 cup all purpose flour
1 cup whole wheat flour
1/2 cup wheat germ toasted
2 cups chopped pecans
1 cup flaked coconut
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
In a bowl, cream the butter and brown sugar. Combine oats, flours and wheat germ; gradually add to creamed mixture. Press into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. In a small bowl, beat eggs until foamy. Stir in pecans, coconut and chocolate chips. Spread evenly over crust.
Bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Cool on a wire rack. Cut into bars. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: about 2 dozen.