- Servings Per Recipe: 24
- Amount Per Serving
- Calories: 115.0
- Total Fat: 6.4 g
- Cholesterol: 15.5 mg
- Sodium: 49.5 mg
- Total Carbs: 18.2 g
- Dietary Fiber: 3.1 g
- Protein: 2.3 g
Raspberry Oatmeal Bars -Low SugarSubmitted by: VMHOFFERS
IntroductionAdapted from a recipe at Truvia.com Adapted from a recipe at Truvia.com
2 cups old fashioned oats
2 cups white whole wheat flour
1 tsp cinnamon
¾ cup unsalted butter, softened
½ tsp salt
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/3 cup Truvia™ natural sweetener spoonable*
2 cups fruit thickened with cornstarch to make it like a preserve**
2. Place oats, flour, cinnamon, butter, salt, vanilla and Truvia™ natural sweetener in mixing bowl, mix at low speed for 1 minute.
3. Scrape sides of bowl and beaters.
4. Mix on medium speed for 2 minutes.
5. Portion 2/3 of oat mixture into greased 13” x 9” baking pan; set aside remaining 1/3 mixture for topping.
6. Press oatmeal into bottom of pan to form crust.
7. Spread preserves over pressed oatmeal crust; dust with remaining oatmeal mixture for topping.
8. Bake at 325° F for 35-40 minutes until golden brown.
9. Serve warm or at room temperature.
Yield: 2.25 x 2.6 bars
* or 18 packets Truvia™ natural sweetener
**Use fresh or frozen berries, unsweetened
To make fruit "preserves" put frozen fruit in sauce pan with thickening agent and heat gently, crushing the berries somewhat. Add water if necessary to make two cups total. For fresh fruit, mix some of the cold water with cornstarch or tapioca starch (particularly with high acid fruit like cherries) before heating. Cook until thickened like preserves.
Tapioca starch - take INSTANT tapioca and grind in spice/coffee grinder.
Cornstarch or Tapioca 1 Tbl thickens 1 cup liquid, Do not excessively stir or heat as thickeners will break down.
If using Tapioca starch, mix all ingredients and let sit for 15 minutes before cooking.
Number of Servings: 24
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user VMHOFFERS.