Apple And Oat Bars

Apple And Oat Bars
Servings: 24 Prep 20 mins Bake 37°F 25 mins to 30 mins

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup unsifted all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, at room temperature
  • 1/4 cup solid vegetable shortening
  • 1 cup packed light-brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3/4 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1 small apple, cored, chopped
  • 1/2 cup shredded sweetened coconut, chopped
  • Confectioners sugar, for topping

Make It

1. Heat oven to 375 degrees F. Coat a 9 x 9-inch-square baking pan with cooking spray.

2. Mix flour, baking powder, cinnamon, soda and salt in bowl.

3. Beat butter, shortening and sugar in large bowl until smooth and creamy. Beat in egg and vanilla. Stir in flour mixture, oats, apple and coconut. Spread in prepared pan.

4. Bake in 375 degrees F oven 25 to 30 minutes, until wooden pick tests clean. Remove pan to rack to cool.

5. When cooled, sift sugar over top of cookie; cut in bars. If not serving right after baking, do not cut or sift with sugar. Cover tightly with heavy-duty foil; seal in heavy-duty plastic bag; freeze. To serve, bring cookie to room temperature. Sift sugar over top and cut into bars.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 24; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 98, Fat, total (g): 5, chol. (mg): 14, sat. fat (g): 2, carb. (g): 12, pro. (g): 1, sodium (mg): 97, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.