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

How to Make Sneaky Cookie Bars

Step-by-Step

  1. Sift 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).

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About Sneaky Cookie Bars

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American



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