Whole grain strawberry goodness in a bar! Great for school lunches, breakfasts or a quick snack! MUCH better than Nutrigrain bars!
Author Stacy Barr
2cupschopped fresh strawberries
Whole Grain Bars:
1-1/2cupsoatmealquick cooking is fine
3/4cupwhole wheat flour
2/3cuppacked brown sugar
1/4cupwheat germfind in the oatmeal aisle
1/3cupcoconut oilor use regular vegetable oil
Preheat oven to 350
Grease an 8x8 or 9x9 baking pan and set aside.
Combine strawberries, corn starch and sugar in a saucepan. Heat on medium high heat until mixture comes to a boil - stir constantly because it will burn/stick to the pan. Simmer for 2-4 minutes until the sauce becomes thick and translucent. Remove from heat. Set aside.
In a food processor, combine, Oatmeal, flour, sugar, walnuts, wheat germ and cinnamon. Process until finely ground. 30-60 seconds. Add oil and egg and process until combined, scraping sides of bowl if necessary.
Spread half of the batter into the prepared pan. Press down with the back of a spoon or your fingers. Pour strawberry filling on top. Sprinkle remaining crumbs on the top of the strawberry filling and press down gently. Bake 25 minutes until golden brown. Cool completely and cut into bars.
Simple Strawberry Dessert Bars https://sixdollarfamily.com/simple-strawberry-dessert-bars July 10, 2015