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Fruit-Walnut Bars

Makes: 20 servings Yield: 20 bars
Prep 25 mins Bake 350°F 27 mins
Fruit-Walnut Bars
Ingredients
  • 1/4  cup  butter or margarine
  • 1 1/2  cups  quick-cooking rolled oats
  • 1/4  cup  packed brown sugar
  • 2  eggs, beaten
  • 1/4  cup  light-colored corn syrup
  • 1/2  cup  snipped pitted dates
  • 1/2  cup  snipped dried apricots
  • 1/2  cup  chopped walnuts
  • 1/2  teaspoon  ground cinnamon
Directions

1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Melt the butter or margarine in a 9x9x2-inch baking pan in the oven (about 6 minutes). Remove from oven. Stir oats and brown sugar into melted butter or margarine; press mixture firmly and evenly onto bottom of pan using the back of a spoon.

2. Bake for 12 minutes or until lightly brown around edges.

3. Meanwhile stir together the beaten eggs, corn syrup, dates, apricots, walnuts, and cinnamon in a large bowl, stirring well. Spoon evenly over partially baked crust. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until center appears set. Cool completely in pan on a wire rack; cut into bars.

From the Test Kitchen
  • Cover pan and store in the refrigerator up to 3 days.
Nutrition Facts (Fruit-Walnut Bars)
  • Servings Per Recipe 20,
  • cal. (kcal) 119,
  • Fat, total (g) 5,
  • chol. (mg) 28,
  • sat. fat (g) 2,
  • carb. (g) 17,
  • fiber (g) 2,
  • pro. (g) 2,
  • vit. A (RE) 72,
  • sodium (mg) 38,
  • calcium (mg) 20,
  • iron (mg) 1,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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