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Chewy Fruit Bars

These bar cookies are perfect to take along to a party, picnic, or on a family hike. Made with Musselman’s Cinnamon Apple Sauce.

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    Servings
    24
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    Easy

Ingredients

  • cup butter, softened
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 ½ cups flour
  • 1 ½ teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup quick-cooking oats, uncooked
  • 2 cups MUSSELMAN’S® Cinnamon Apple Sauce
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 cup walnuts, chopped

Directions

  1. Step 1
    Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a 9x13 inch baking pan.

  2. Step 2
    In large mixer bowl cream butter and brown sugar, then add the vanilla extract. Beat until light and fluffy.

  3. Step 3
    Blend in flour, cinnamon, and baking soda, mixing well. Stir in oats. Press 2/3 of the mixture into the pan.

  4. Step 4
    In a medium bowl, combine apple sauce, raisins, and walnuts. Spoon evenly over dough in pan.

  5. Step 5
    Crumble remaining dough over top. 

  6. Step 6
    Bake for 40-45 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely. Cut into bars.

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