Spicy Oat Bars Recipe

Looking for an easy Spicy Oat Bars recipe? Learn how to make Spicy Oat Bars using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by christinavt

Makes 9 servings



The blend of spices and raisins gives these bars a delectable flavor without a lot of added sugar. Decreasing the sugar can leave cookies less moist, so we've used baking raisins to help make the bars moist and chewy; find them in a box right next to the other raisins in the grocery store. From the American Diabetes Association. all-purpose flour, quick-cooking or old-fashioned rolled oats, baking soda, nutmeg, cinnamon, ground allspice, ground cloves, salt, light brown sugar, stick margarine, egg, low-fat (1%) milk, baking raisins cvt

Recipe Ingredients for Spicy Oat Bars

1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup quick-cooking oats or old-fashioned rolled oats
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground allspice
1/4 tsp ground cloves
1/8 tsp salt
73 g (1/3 cup firmly packed) light brown sugar
1/4 cup (stick) margarine, softened
1 egg
1 tbsp low-fat (1%) milk (1082)
1/3 cup baking raisins (110652)

Recipe Directions for Spicy Oat Bars

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Spray an 8x8-inch pan with nonstick cooking spray.

  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, oats, baking soda, nutmeg, cinnamon, allspice, cloves, and salt. Set aside.

  3. In a medium bowl, with an electric mixer on medium speed, combine the sugar and margarine. Blend in the egg and milk until smooth. Add the flour mixture to the margarine mixture in thirds, and blend until smooth, 2 minutes. Stir in the raisins.

  4. Spread in the baking pan and bake until the edges just start to pull away from the sides of the pan, about 12 minutes. Cool completely and cut into 9 bars.

Categories

Fruits, Dessert, American, Bake, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 39.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
144
Calories from Fat
53
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.9g
9%
Saturated Fat
1.0g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
21mg
7%
Sodium
174mg
7%
Potassium
105mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
20.6g
7%
Dietary Fiber
1.0g
4%
Sugars
11.7g
Protein
2.3g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 2% Iron 5%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C+
    Bad points
  • Very high in sugar
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