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Fruit and Oat Bars

fruit oat bars
  • (1 Tbsp.) butter
  • (1 Tbsp.) light brown sugar
  • (1 cup) rolled oats
  • (1/4 tsp.) cinnamon
  • (1/2 cup) whole-wheat flour
  • (1/2 cup) unsweetened apple juice
  • (1/2 tsp.) vanilla extract
  • (1/2 cup) warm water
  • (1) ripe banana
  • (1/4 cup) dried currants

Fruit and Oat Bars

Chewy baked oat bars with dried currants and flavors of apple and banana.

Preparation Time
About 15 minutes
Cook Time
About 1 hour


  1. 1Heat oven to 350°F. Spray an 8x8 in. baking pan with cooking spray.
  2. 2In a small bowl, stir together apple juice, vanilla and water; set aside.
  3. 3Use an electric mixer to cream together butter and sugar until smooth. Add oats, cinnamon and flour, mix until combined.
  4. 4Add apple juice mixture, banana and currants, stir to combine. Spread into an even layer in greased pan.
  5. 5Bake about 1 hour, or until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack, then cut into 12 bars. Enjoy!

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 bar

Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories 78
  • Total Fat 1 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 15 g
  • Protein 2 g
  • Cholesterol -- mg
  • Sodium 1 mg
  • Fiber 2 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Snack

Recipe Subcategory: Cookies and Brownies

Recipe Ethnicity: N/A

Dietetic Info:
  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: No

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Dairy

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.