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Makeover Oatmeal Bars

Published in Recipes, Desserts Author: CentraCare

Recipe from Healthy Cooking


  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 2 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • *Optional: Add 1/3 cup of dark chocolate chips for the chocolate lovers


In a large bowl, beat the sugar, applesauce, oil, and syrup until well blended.

In a small bowl, combine the oats, flour, baking soda, salt, and allspice; gradually beat into applesauce mixture until blended. Stir in raisins.

Spread batter into a 13-in x 9-in baking pan coated with cooking spray.

Bake at 350 degrees for 15-20 minutes or until edges begin to brown.

Cool completely on a wire rack.

Cut into bars.

Yield: 20 servings

Nutrition Information Per Serving
  • Calories: 127
  • Fat: 4 g.
  • Sat. Fat: 0 g.
  • Trans Fat: 0 g.
  • Sodium: 94 mg
  • Carbs: 21 g.
  • Fiber: 1 g.
  • Protein: 2 g.