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Monday, September 6, 2010

Chewy Apple, Apricot, Oatmeal Bars

These bars are so chewy, you might have a hard time waiting until they cool.

3/4 stick of butter, cut into pieces
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1 egg plus 1 egg white
1/4 cup Greek yogurt
2 1/2 cups oats
1 cup unbleached flour
1/4 cup w/w flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp cinnamon
dash nutmeg
3 apples, peeled and diced
1/2 cup apricot preserves

Beat butter and add sugars, mix until combined. Add vanilla and eggs and beat until mixed. Add in flours and oats and baking powder, and spices, mix until thoroughly combined. Add apples and mix.

Spread half of mixture in a 9x12 pan (spray with non-stick spray) Spread the preserves on top and spread additional batter on top. Bake in a preheated 375 degree oven for 30-35 min, do not over bake. Cool on wire rack for 10 min and cut into small squares.

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