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Chewy Fruit and Oatmeal Bars Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Ruth Hendrix
Added: Sunday, March 5, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar (Splenda brown sugar is healthier)
1/2 cup granulated sugar (Splenda)
8 ozs of vanilla yogurt
2 egg whites, lightly beaten
2 T. olive oil
2 T. skim milk
2 tsp. vanilla
1 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp. salt (optional)
3 cups old-fashioned oats (if you can get steel-cut oats, they are heart healthier)
1 cup diced mixed fruit
------options: toasted walnuts, almonds, coconut, and any dried fruits

Directions:
Directions:
Heat oven to 350 degrees. In large bowl, combine sugars, yogurt, egg whites, oil, milk and vanilla; mix well. In medium bowl, combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt; mix well. Add to yogurt mixture; mix well, stir in oats and fruit (and other options of your choice).

Spead dough onto bottom of 13 x 9 inch baking pan lined with parchment paper. Bake 30 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool completely on wire rack. Lift from pan, cut into bars. Store tightly covered.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
2 dozen bars
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
40 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a heart healthy bar that we eat as a breakfast bar. It also makes a good, healthy snack.

 

 

 

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