Fruit and Nut Oatmeal Bars

posted by Linda in San Diego 11-02-100 11:48 AM

Fruit and Nut Oatmeal Bars

1 cup butter(or butter Crisco)
1 cup light brown sugar
1/3 cup granulated sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp. pure vanilla
1 tsp.cinnamon
1 1/2 Cups flour
1 tsp. baking soda
2 1/2 Cups quick cooking oats
1 cup golden raisins
1 cup nuts
(may add dried cranberries and dried apricots)

Preheat oven 350 degrees F. Spray 9 x 13 pan with vegetable spray.

Beat butter, sugars in bowl. Add eggs and vanilla, beat well. Combine flour, baking powder and cinnamon, add to butter mixture, beating well. Stir in oats, raisins and nuts. Spread in pan. Bake at 350
for 25-30 minutes. Cool cut into bars.

Makes about 3 dozen.

Go to Mimi's Archive Page

Return to Mimi's Recipe Request Line