Cranberry Raisinet Oatmeal Bars
These oat bars, loaded with chocolate-covered dried cranberries, are sure to become a favorite treat for snacking.
Nonstick cooking spray
1 1/2 cups whole-wheat or all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup packed brown sugar
3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) butter or margarine, softened
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 large egg
1 3/4 cups old-fashioned oats - divided use
1 (5.5-ounce) package Cranberry NESTLÉ RAISINETS Milk Chocolate-Covered Dried Cranberries
- Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Spray 13x9x2-inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.
- Combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt in small bowl. Beat sugar, butter and vanilla extract in large mixer bowl until creamy. Beat in egg; gradually beat in flour mixture. Stir in 1 1/2 cups oats. Spread into prepared baking pan. Sprinkle with Cranberry Raisinets; press into dough. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup oats.
- Bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Cut into bars.
Makes 24 bars.
Nutrition Facts: Serving Size (1/24 of recipe): Calories: 170 Calories from Fat: 70 Total Fat: 8 g Saturated Fat: 4.5 g Cholesterol: 25 mg Sodium: 150 mg Carbohydrates: 23 g Dietary Fiber: 2 g Sugars: 14 g Protein: 3 g
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