Dried Fruit Bars

posted by Mary Ann Mariotti 11-30-99 9:23 PM

* Exported from MasterCook *
Dried Fruit Bars
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Serving Size : 1 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Bar Cookies
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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1/2 Cup dried cranberries
3/4 Cup dried apricots -- diced
3/4 Cup raisins
2 Cups packed brown sugar
1 1/8 Cups eggbeaters
1/4 Teaspoon salt
1 1/2 Teaspoons vanilla
2 1/4 Cups unbleached or all-purpose flour

Preheat oven to 325 F.

Whisk brown sugar into eggbeaters and let sit while you steam the dried fruit. Whisk warm fruit into sugar mixture until cooled and add vanilla and salt. Fold flour in gently but thoroughly and spread on cookie sheet or half sheet pan that has been sprayed with nonstick spray.

Bake at 325F for 25-30 minutes, until evenly golden on top and springs back to touch. Let cool completely before you try to cut.

This makes a great accompaniment to fat free vanilla frozen yogurt;

Yield: Makes 36 cookies. Per serving : Calories 82; Fat 0.4 gms; Saturated Fat 0 gms; Cholesterol 0 mgs; Sodium 32.4 mgs; Carbohydrate 18 gms; Dietary Fiber 0.6 gms; Sugar 10.4 gms; Protein 2 gms; Vitamin A 36.4 RE; Vitamin C 0.3 mgs; Calcium 13.8 mg; Iron 0.8 mg. This recipe is 4% fat.

Jo Merrill/Dakotah at www.eclix.net

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