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Oatmeal Banana Bars #2


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Ingredients:

  • 1 ts Icbinb-Light, *Note, Softened
  • 2 c Rolled oats
  • 3/4 c Whole-wheat flour
  • 1/2 c Packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 c Chopped walnuts, or pecans
  • 1/2 c Raisins
  • 2 1/2 ts Baking powder
  • 1/2 ts Cinnamon
  • 1/4 ts Nutmeg
  • 1/2 ts Grated orange zest
  • 1 c Nonfat Milk, (Lowfat 1% Milk)
  • 3/4 c Egg Beaters® 99% Egg Substitute, *Note
  • 6 tb Icbinb-Light, **Note, Melted
  • 1 1/2 c Bananas, Puree, (3 Med)

Directions:

*NOTE: Original recipe used 2 regular eggs and 1 egg white... I changed it to Egg Beaters (or your choice of egg substitute)
 
**NOTE: Original recipe used regular margarine
 
Preheat oven to 350 deg F.
 
Using the softened margarine, lightly grease a 9 x 13" baking pan. Line pan with wax paper and lightly grease paper.
 
Combine oats, flour, sugar, nuts, raisins, baking powder, spices and orange zest in a large bowl; set aside.
 
Combine milk, eggs and egg white, margarine and bananas in a blender. Process until smooth. Add contents of blender to dry ingredients. Stir to mix well.
 
Spread batter in prepared pan, smoothing top with a spatula. Bake 25 - 30 minutes or until edges pull away slightly from sides of pan and top is lightly browned. Place pan on a rack to cool and then cut into bars.
 
Makes 24 bars.
 
Per bar: 132 calories, 6g fat, 1g saturated fat, 18mg cholesterol, 46mg sodium.
 
>From ``The Wellness Low-fat Cookbook'' (Rebus)
 
Published 1/24/96 in the San Jose Mercury News. Copied with permission.
 
This was good but needs some work...
 
Entered into MasterCook and tested for you by Reggie & Jeff Dwork <reggie@reggie.com>
 
Posted to Digest eat-lf.v097.n100 by Reggie Dwork <reggie@reggie.com> on Apr 14, 1997