Coconut Raisin Bars
These bar cookies are prepared easily in one bowl, combining flaked coconut, walnuts and raisins in a buttery cookie dough. With 31% fewer calories than the traditional recipe, they'll be a favorite.
2 large eggs, slightly beaten
1 cup Equal® Spoonful*
6 tablespoons stick butter, melted
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup toasted flaked coconut
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1/2 cup seedless raisins
- Beat eggs and Equal® in medium bowl. Mix in butter and vanilla. Stir combined flour, baking powder and salt into egg mixture. Mix in coconut, nuts and raisins. Spread batter in lightly sprayed 8-inch square pan.
- Bake in preheated 350°F (175°C) oven 18 to 20 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean and top is golden. Cool completely on wire rack. Cut into bars.
- Store in airtight containers at room temperature.
Makes 16 bars.
*May substitute 24 packets Equal sweetener
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/16 of recipe; 1 bar): calories 110, protein 2 g, carbohydrate 8 g, fat 8 g, cholesterol 38 mg, sodium 83 mg.
Food Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1 1/2 fat.
Recipe provided courtesy of Merisant Corporation ® and the NutraSweet Company, makers of Equal®.