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Kathryn Palmer's Maple Bars

Yield 2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup vegetable shortening
  • 1 cup maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups regular oats
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup flaked sweetened coconut
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Vegetable cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 145
  • caloriesfromfat 30 %
  • fat 4.8 g
  • satfat 1.6 g
  • monofat 1.6 g
  • polyfat 1.4 g
  • protein 2.1 g
  • carbohydrate 23.8 g
  • fiber 0.9 g
  • cholesterol 18 mg
  • iron 0.8 mg
  • sodium 58 mg
  • calcium 23 mg

How to Make It

  1. Cream sugar and shortening at medium speed of a mixer until light and fluffy (about 5 minutes). Add syrup, vanilla, and eggs; beat until well-blended. Combine oats and next 4 ingredients; stir well. Add to creamed mixture, stirring just until dry ingredients are moistened.

  2. Pour batter into a 13 x 9-inch baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 40 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.