Carrot Cake Chewy Oatmeal Bars

NIKKI SMITH

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@adorefood

A new spin on an old tradition, these moist, delicious Carrot Cake Chewy Oatmeal Bars start with Duncan Hines Classic Carrot Decadent Cake Mix and transforms into an ingredient-rich treat packed with oatmeal, coconut, carrots and raisins. Different. Decadent. Dare you!


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Serves:

20

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

55 Min

Ingredients

1 box
duncan hines classic carrot decadent cake mix
1 c
hot tap water (for hydrating carrots and raisins) in the box
1/2 c
packed brown sugar
1/3 c
light corn syrup
2 c
quick cooking oatmeal
1/2 c
coconut (optional)
1/2 c
nuts (optional)
3 Tbsp
butter

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350°
Add carrots and raisins to hot tap water. Allow to hydrate for a minimum of 5 minutes. Drain and squeeze out excess water
2
In small sauce pan, melt brown sugar, corn syrup and butter on medium. Bring to a boil and cook for 3 minutes. Remove from heat
3
To a mixing bowl add the cake mix, drained carrots and raisins(are in the box), coconut, nuts, oatmeal and egg. Mix by hand until blended
4
Pour in the melted brown sugar, butter mixture and stir until well mixed
5
Spread evenly into a 9x13 inch, lightly greased baking pan
6
Bake for 30-35mins.
7
Remove from oven and immediately press down on surface of hot cooked bars with spatula.
8
Cool and refrigerate before cutting.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Breads
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy