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Cherry Oatmeal Streusel Bars

Oatmeal bars are a great alternative to pre-packaged snacks. These Cherry Oatmeal Streusel Bars are also nutritious since they contain antioxidants, Omega-3s and fiber! Bake up some homemade goodness today!
Course Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
0 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 20
Calories 135kcal
Author Erin Henry

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/4 cup flaxseed meal
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 egg whites lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup fat-free milk
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 cup dried cherries
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans or almonds

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line an 8 or 9 inch square baking pan with foil or parchment paper, extending foil over edges.
  • In a medium bowl stir together the first 5 ingredients (through flaxseed meal). Remove 1/2 cup mixture for streusel topping. Stir baking soda into remaining oat mixture.
  • In a small bowl, combine the next four ingredients (through vanilla); stir into oat mixture until combined. Stir in cherries and then spread batter in prepared baking pan.
  • Using a pastry blender or fork, cut butter into reserved streusel topping until mixture resembles coarse crumbs; stir in pecans. Sprinkle evenly over batter.
  • Bake 25-30 minutes or until center is set. Cool in pan on a wire rack. Using foil or parchment, lift out of pan. Cut into bars. Enjoy!

Notes

To Store

Layer the bars between waxed paper in an airtight container. Store in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Bring back to room temperature before serving.
Nutritional information is approximate and was calculated using a recipe nutrition label generator.
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Nutrition

Calories: 135kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 51mg | Potassium: 69mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 195IU | Calcium: 38mg | Iron: 1.6mg