Sugarless California Raisin Wonder Bars

This sweet snack cuts the sugar and builds nutrition with fruits and nuts.
  • Yields 2 dozen bars
  • Details

    INGREDIENTS

    • 3 cups California raisins
    • 1/3 cup milk
    • 1 medium banana, sliced
    • 1 egg
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla
    • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
    • 1 cup quick-cooking oats
    • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
    • 1/2 cup wheat germ
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
    • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
    • 1/2 cup chopped pecans or walnuts

    PROCEDURE

    In blender, combine raisins, milk, banana, egg, vanilla and lemon peel. Process until raisins are coarsely chopped; set aside. Measure dry ingredients into bowl and stir together well. In mixer bowl, cream butter and add dry ingredients alternately with banana-raisin mixture, beating well after each addition. Spread batter in greased 9x13x2-inch baking pan. Sprinkle nuts over all and press lightly into batter. Bake at 325°F, 25 to 30 minutes, until center is firm. Cool; cut 2 X 12 into 24 bars.

    Nutrition Facts Per Serving

    Calories 150 (37% from fat); Total Fat 6g (sat 2.5g, mono 2g, poly 1g, trans 0g ); Cholesterol 20mg; Protein 3g; Carbohydrate 22g; (Dietary Fiber 2g; Sugars 15g; ); Iron 1mg; Sodium 70mg; Calcium 30mg; Potassium 228mg

    This recipe is found in the following categories:

    Special Diet

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