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Oatmeal Applesauce Bars

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Ingredients
  Margarine 2 Teaspoon
  Unsweetened applesauce 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Apple pie spices 1 Teaspoon
  Cornstarch 2 Teaspoon
  Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Fructose 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Granulated sugar replacement 2 Teaspoon
  Egg 1
  All purpose flour 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Quick cooking oatmeal 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Directions

Filling: Combine margarine, applesauce, vanilla extract, apple-pie spices, and cornstarch in a saucepan.
Stir to completely dissolve cornstarch.
Place saucepan over medium heat, and stir until mixture comes to a full rolling boil.
Remove from heat.
Stir occasionally until mixture has cooled.
Base: Cream margarine, fructose, and sugar replacement.
Beat in egg, vanilla extract, and apple-pie spices.
Add flour and baking soda.
Beat well.
Blend in 1 3/4 cup (440 mL) of the oatmeal.
Press three-fourths of the base mixture into the bottom of a 9 x 9 in. (23 x 23 cm) shiny baking pan.
Spread with cooled applesauce filling.
Add remaining 1/4 cup (60 mL) of the oatmeal to the remaining base mixture.
Crumb with a fork or with your hands.
Sprinkle crumb mixture over cookie surface.
Bake at 350°F (175°C) for 25 to 30 minutes.
Cool on cooling rack.
Cut into 36 bars.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Ingredient: 
Apple

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