Here is the recipe for my favorite Survival "Calorie Bars".
Each 2 inch x 2 inch square has roughly:
8g of fat
24g of protein
All in all, if you munch on these on the couch, you'll gain like 10lbs per week (I don't know that for fact and haven't actually done calculations to come up with that number)
These ARE meant to be eaten when you have NO OTHER FOOD. Even though they are tasty.
I'm going to take a quick break while these photos upload, maybe I can go and find my sewing machine.... Not for this project of course, I'm thinking about another project. Yeah I'm gonna grab my sewing machine, be back in a few.
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Step 1: Step 1: Materials
You will need:
1 sauce pan or pot
1 cookie sheet
1 mixing bow (That thing really wasn't made for mixing but I used it anyways
1 measuring cup (1 cup)
1 mixing spoon
Step 2: Step 2: Foods
You will need
Flax seed (optional)
Frosted Flakes (Or un frosted. 1 handful)
Oatmeal (3 cups)
Protein Powder (1 cup)
Peanut Butter (Creamy or Crunchy)
Olive oil (Or virgin/extra virgin olive oil. Regular olive oil does have more carbs)
Maple Syrup (Almost 2 cups)
Honey (A few teaspoons)
Peanuts (A hand full)
Raisins (A hand full)
Step 3: Step 3: Combine
Fill the measuring cup with syrup and pour into the sauce pan. Fill the second one almost all the way to the top and add honey until full. Add to saucepan.
Add 1/2 cup of olive oil to saucepan
Turn saucepan on lowest setting
After mixture is warm (Just a bit more than room temperature), begin stirring slightly for 5-10 seconds every 60 seconds until it is warm enough to melt the peanut butter
Add 2 massive spoonfuls of peanut butter (Continue to stir)
Stir until it feels like very soupy caramel (continue to stir for 5-10 seconds every 60 seconds to keep it from "Crusting" on the top)
Step 4: Step 4: Mix Dry Foods
Combine your dry foods (Description in pictures)
Step 5: Step 5: Combine and Bake
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Step 6: Step 6: Storage
Cut into 2 inch x 2 inch squares
Place cookie sheet into freezer for about an hour
Place 6 squares each into 3 vacuum seal bags for a total of 18 squares
6 squares = roughly 3 days of food @ 600 calories per square. 2 squares per day = 1200 calories per day. (1200 calories per day is not healthy but will keep you alive in dire situations. If you are planning a camping trip, plan and pack at least 2400 calories per day)