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Fruit 'n' Nut Bars

Yield 15 bars

Ingredients

  • 1 stick (1/4 lb.) unsalted
  • butter, softened
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/3 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup mixed diced dried fruit
  • 1/2 cup sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Nutrition Information

  • calories 183
  • fat 10 g
  • satfat 5 g
  • protein 2 g
  • carbohydrate 22 g
  • fiber 1 g
  • cholesterol 31 mg
  • sodium 94 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease an 8-inch metal baking pan. Using an electric mixer, cream butter with sugars, about 5 minutes. Add eggs, vanilla extract, baking soda and salt; beat at medium speed until blended. Add oats and flour; mix at low speed until incorporated. Stir in dried fruit, coconut and walnuts.

  2. Spread batter into pan. Bake 25 to 30 minutes, until golden. Let cool, cut into bars and remove from pan.