Apple-Raisin-Walnut Breakfast Bars
9” x 13” baking dish, sprayed with non-stick cooking spray.
Sift together, set aside:
2 c. flour
2 tsp. Baking powder
1 ½ tsp. Cinnamon
½ tsp. salt
In a large bowl, on medium speed, blend together:
Approximately 3 minutes or until smooth:
2 c. light-brown sugar
½ c. (1 stick) butter or margarine, softened
1 tsp. vanilla
Reduce speed to low, gradually add flour mixture for 2 minutes.
1 ½ c. diced apple
1 c. oats (not instant)
¾ c. raisins
½ c. chopped walnuts.
Spread into prepared pan. Bake at 350* for 35 minutes; until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely; cut into bars (18 – 24). Sprinkle with powdered sugar.
Have fun with this one; mix and match fruit and nuts for your own favorite. It's solid enough to be used as a trail bar - but won't break your teeth!