Cran-cherry Oat  Bars Recipe

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Cran-Cherry Oat Bars

Ada Lopez

By
@adaloo

While trying to eat healthier I came across this recipe. It uses ground flaxseed,oats, cherries and cranberries. It's really quite good and my son-in-law says their great. Hope you enjoy! For weight-watchers the points are 6


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Serves:

10 Bars

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

4 oz
dried cherries, finely chopped
4 oz
dried cranberries, finely chopped
1/2 c
water
2 tsp
vanilla
1 c
quick cooking oats
1/2 c
ground flaxseed
1 1/2 c
unbleached or all-purpose flour
1/4 c
firmly packed brown sugar
3/4 tsp
baking soda
3/4 tsp
salt
1/2 c
+2tablespoons light pancke syrup+1 teaspoon maple flavoring
4 Tbsp
butter or canola margarine, melted
1/3 c
finely chopped pecans or walnuts

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Pre heat oven to 350'F. Combine cherries & cranberries in small saucepan with 1/2 c. water and bring to a boil. Reduce heatr and simmer until thickened,stirring frequently ( about 3 mins.) Remove from heat and stir in vanilla; set aside.
2
In mixing bowl, combine oats, flaxseed, flour, brown sugar, baking soda and salt. Mix well with a pastry blender or electric mixer. Drizzle belted butter and pancake syrup over the top or oat mixture and blend with pastry blender or mixer.
3
Spread 2 cups of oat mixture in the bottom of an 8 inch or 9 inch square baking pzn, coated with canola cooking spray and press firmly. spread cherry fillin evenly on top.
4
Combine pecans with remaining oat mixture using pastry blender or fork and pat firmly and evenly on tip of filling. Bake at 350'F in center of oven for 20 minutes or until golder brown. Let cool. Cut into squares. ENJOY!!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts
Other Tag: Healthy