Spicy Pear Bars
|All purpose flour||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Quick cooking rolled oats||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Flaked coconut||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Packed brown sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Baking soda||1 Teaspoon|
|Butter||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Pears||4 Medium, peeled, cored and chopped to make 2 cups|
|Chopped nuts||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Granulated sugar||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Ground cinnamon||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Ground ginger||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
In bowl stir together flour, oats, coconut, brown sugar, soda, and 1/4 teaspoon salt; cut in 1 cup butter till mixture is crumbly.
Pat half of the mixture into a greased 15 1/2x10 1/2x2-inch pan.
Cover with pears.
Combine nuts, granulated sugar, and spices; sprinkle over fruit.
Dot with 3 tablespoons butter.
Pat remaining oat mixture over all.
Bake at 375°, 45 to 50 minutes.
While warm, cut into bars