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Figgie Oat Bars

figgie oat bars
  • (1 1/2 cups) dried figs, chopped
  • (1 Tbsp.) all-purpose flour
  • (1/2 cup) water
  • (3/4 cup) flaked unsweetened coconut
  • (1/2 cup) reduced-calorie margarine
  • (1/3 cup) "measures-like-sugar" calorie-free sweetener
  • (1 3/4 cups) quick-cooking oats, toasted
  • (1/2 tsp.) vanilla extract

Figgie Oat Bars

Toasted oat bars with chopped dried figs, coconut and vanilla.

Preparation Time
About 5 minutes (plus 1 hr chilling)
Cook Time
About 12 minutes


  1. 1Place water in a medium saucepan and place over High heat to boil. Spray a 9x9 in. baking pan with cooking spray. In a medium bowl, toss figs with flour.

  2. 2When water is boiling, stir in figs, coconut, margarine and sweetener. Reduce heat to medium and cook 5-7 minutes, stirring every few minutes. Add oats and vanilla, stir to combine.

  3. 3Pour into the greased pan and press into an even layer. Cover and refrigerate until set. Cut into bars and enjoy!

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 bar

Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories 91
  • Total Fat 4.3 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 13.3 g
  • Protein 1.5 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Sodium 48 mg
  • Fiber 2.5 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Dessert

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.