Spicy Oat Bars Recipe
Just plain healthy recipe...
Healthful and popular spices come together with oats to make these healthful snack of spicy oat bars.
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup quick cooking oats
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
1/4 cup stick butter, softened
1 tablespoon low-fat (1 percent) milk
1/3 cup baking raisins
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Spray an 8x8-inch pan with non-stick cooking spray.
In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, oats, baking soda, nutmeg, cinnamon, allspice, cloves, and salt. Set aside.
In a medium bowl, with an electric mixer on medium speed, combine the sugar and margarine. Blend in the egg and milk until smooth. Add the flour mixture to the margarine mixture in thirds, and blend until smooth, 2 minutes. Stir in the raisins.
Spread in the baking pan and bake until the edges just start to pull away from the sides of the pan, about 12 minutes. Cool completely and cut into 9 bars.
Yield: 9 servings
Serving Size: 1 bar
Calories: 143; Total Fat: 6g; Cholesterol: 24mg; Carbohydrates: 20g; Protein: 18g; Fiber: 2g; Sodium: 171mg
Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 Carbohydrate, 1/2 Fat
Might we suggest Organic Ground Cinnamon instead of the usual store-bought? It is fresh, wholesome and brimming with sweet cinnamon flavor.