Breakfast Fruit Bars

Deliciously portable, these nutrient-packed goodies taste like a cross between a granola bar and a blueberry muffin. Note that you may use fresh or frozen cranberries in place of the blueberries.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 55 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • ¼ lb. butter, softened
  • ¾ cup firmly packed dark brown sugar
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup dried blueberries

Directions

  • Preheat the oven to 350ºF. Butter and flour an 8" × 8" baking pan.
  • Beat the butter with the sugars until creamy. Add the eggs, one at a time, and beat well after each addition. Beat in the vanilla extract.
  • Stir or beat in the oats, flour, baking power, and salt until well combined. Fold in the blueberries. Spoon the mixture into the prepared pan.
  • Bake for about 40 minutes or until the center feels firm, the edges are brown, and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Remove and set aside to cool.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • ¼ lb. butter, softened
  • ¾ cup firmly packed dark brown sugar
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup dried blueberries

Directions

  • Preheat the oven to 350ºF. Butter and flour an 8" × 8" baking pan.
  • Beat the butter with the sugars until creamy. Add the eggs, one at a time, and beat well after each addition. Beat in the vanilla extract.
  • Stir or beat in the oats, flour, baking power, and salt until well combined. Fold in the blueberries. Spoon the mixture into the prepared pan.
  • Bake for about 40 minutes or until the center feels firm, the edges are brown, and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Remove and set aside to cool.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories570
Total Fat19g
Saturated Fat11g
Cholesterol105mg
Sodium510mg
Total Carbohydrate94g
Dietary Fiber5g
Sugars57g
Protein8g