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Whole-Wheat Fig Bars
4 ounces dried figs, about 3/4 Cup
1/2 cup flour
1/2 Cup whole wheat flour
1/3 Cup packed dark brown sugar
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp ginger
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
1/3 Cup molasses
2 Tb butter, melted
1 tsp vanilla
1 large egg while
Pre heat oven to 350 degrees F. Line 8 inch square pan with foil or parchment. Grease foil or parchment
With kitchen shears cut stems from figs; cut figs into small pieces.
In large bowl, with spoon, stir figs, flours, brown sugar, cinnamon, ginger, baking powder, and salt just until mixed. Stir in molasses, butter, vanilla, and egg white just until blended and evenly moistened. With metal spatula, spread batter evenly in pan. (batter will be sticky)
Bake until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, about 20 to 25 minutes. cool completely on wire rack in pan.
When cool lift foil out of pan and peel off, cut into bars. Makes 12 bars. (about 130 cal each.)
Breakfast Granola Bars
2 Cups old fashioned oats, uncooked
1 Cup flour
3/4 Cup brown sugar
3/4 Cup dark seedless raisins
1/2 Cup toasted wheat germ
3/4 tsp salt
3/4 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 Cup vegetable oil
1/2 Cup honey
1 large egg
2 tsp vanilla extract
Pre heat oven to 350 line 13X9 pan with foil or parchment, grease foil
In large bowl, with spoon mix oats, flour, brown sugar, raisins, wheat germ, cinnamon until combined. Add oil, honey, egg and vanilla; stir until blended. With wit hand pat into prepared pan.
Bake until pale golden around edges, 30 to 35 minutes. Cool completely in pan on wire rack.
When cool lift from pan, peel away foil or parchment. Cut lengthwise into 4 strips, then cut each strip crosswise into 6 pieces. Makes 24 bars.
185 calories each, 4g Protein, 30g carbohydrates, 6 g total fat (1g sat fat) 1.4 gr fiber, 9mg cholesterol, 75mg Sodium.