***************************************************************. Is there a reason that these bars *shouldn’t* be used for longer than about 3 days? Then I was so thirsty, I drank a quart of water in about 15 minutes. Then they overcooked a bit and stuck to the pan. These are designed to provide quick energy for the short term – a sprint. Learn to make bread (wheat berries & honey) and stock/learn to make the rest of the ingredients (like yeast and oil (get a press for nuts, soybeans, corn)). Thank you! I also tried pressing the dough into a sheet cake pan, but the bars turned out too thin and crumbled after baking. For each bar to have that number of calories, how many bars do you get out of one batch? Yes, dried fruit would be okay. My only concern is that they seem to be very sweet. Oh, also, I’m impressed by the “pan lining paper”. The picture might make the pan look larger than it is! I problem is that they are so darned good. Purchase items from a vendor who offers foods that are specifically geared to the survivalist community. You can make variations to this recipe based on your needs or preferences, so feel free to experiment. I do have a fatal allergy to honey so I substitute real maple syrup. Thanks for your comment! Hope I could get this one right. UNITS: US. My first batch had a few loose crumbles so I poured on milk. Too much sugar. If cut into 12 roughly equal bars that’s 260 calories per bar. SERVES: 60. Shop the Thrive Monthly Specials or my favorites, the freeze dried vegetables and yogurt bites! INGREDIENTS Nutrition. To bake the bars, place the pan in a 200 degree oven and bake for 1 1/2 to 2 hours. Bulk Nuts. Remove the sugar and you remove the calories. Mix well. 10 High Calorie Foods For Your Survival Pantry 1. Either of these ingredients will provide a huge boost to the amount of energy that a single survival bar can provide. ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. High calorie bars for anyone wanting to gain weight. Would it be good idea? Granola Bar Recipes Easy Energy Bars Easy Energy Bars. All survival bars must include high-calorie ingredients in order to really serve their purpose. Only on Amazon.com. This is just the 3 TB water called for in the recipe, not the cup of water you’d usually use when making jello. It would seem to me that 3 T of water would require a much smaller pan to cook it in. Special Offer: Save Up To 50% On J5 Tactical Flashlights Today! I will definitely try this out later. Do you think it would be OK to add dried fruit to this recipe? I’ve been trying to find a small packable emergency source of food. Recipe by Aroostook. When the bars are done baking, remove them from the pan by lifting the parchment paper and allow to cool. Powdered milk will add a certain degree of creaminess to the bars whereas peanut butter will produce a softer product that may be easier to chew. Parts that were just scored and not cut through crumbled when I broke them apart. I would think that adding a bit of completely rendered fat and dried berries/other fruit would be better than jello..and would maintain extended shelf life. With our food browser, you can sort thousands of different foods and recipes by carbs, or by dozens of other nutrients. Otherwise the added sugar is another source of calories. Hunting. Either of these ingredients will provide a huge boost to the amount of energy that a single survival bar can provide. They were originally formed into one large loaf-shaped bar so it was 2000 calories “each”. These bars have a very long shelf life. Place the mixture on a lined baking sheet and spread it out until it is about ½ inch thick. And finally, how in the world are you supposed to eat that brick? I use this method for my granola bars and it works wonderfully. However, it’s important to choose items that do not contain a lot of sugar, salt or preservatives. 2 cups oats (regular or quick) Hunting. I made these and left out the sugar and they were still so sweet I could barely eat one bar. If properly packaged, nuts will last about a year. There is, of course, much more and I recommend that you go on YouTube and begin exploring the rich resource available there on virtually any survival tactic/topic you can think of. READY IN: 15mins. I haven’t been thinking of these bars as something you eat for 3 days. You may remember that almost five years ago we made these homemade survival bars. Nuts and seeds contain a variety of vitamins and minerals, heart healthy fats and fiber. I’m going to try this with whey protein crisps and dehydrated goji berries. 4 High-Calorie Survival Foods You'll Want in an Emergency. You can catch up on the other stuff after you get home. If you got around 225 per small bar, then the total for the entire recipe would be closer to 2700 cal. Thats why saving bodyenergy must be part of a good survival plan. The short story on the bars we made almost five years ago is that they are still with us. Originally we made brick shaped loaves, but a brick shape is not very conducive to eating, and this stuff baked up so hard it could not be sliced, just broken into pieces.