Sneaky Cookie Bars

3
Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

These cookie bars will satisfy even the pickiest eater who doesn't like vegetables- no need to tell them they are made with green beans.

Great made with other cooked veggies too!
Try with cooked beets- makes red bars for Valentines Day.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
makes 24
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 1/4 c
whole wheat flour
1/3 c
non fat dry milk powder
1/2 c
honey
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 tsp
each nutmeg, cloves and salt
1 large
egg
1/2 c
each vegetable oil and applesauce
2 c
cooked green or yellow wax beans (16 oz. can of either one))
3/4 c
chopped walnuts
1/2 c
currants, or raisins or cranberries
2 Tbsp
powdered sugar

Step-By-Step

1Sift together the first 8 ingredients in mixing bowl until blended.
Place egg, oil, applesauce and beans in blender; blend until smooth.
Pour over dry ingredients; mix well.
Stir in nuts and raisins.
Pour into greased 8x12 inch pan.
Bake at 350^ for 25 to 30 minutes. Sprinkle with powdered sugar when slightly warm. Cut into bars.
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Note:
If desired make a thin powdered sugar and lemon icing and drizzle over top. (I use this method).

About Sneaky Cookie Bars

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy