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Blueberry Bran Bars

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  Quick oats 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs) (Quick Or Old Fashioned, Uncooked)
  Bran hot cereal 1 Cup (16 tbs), uncooked (Quaker Oats)
  All purpose flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Firmly packed brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Vegetable oil 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Light corn syrup 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Blueberries 1 Pint (Fresh Or Frozen)
  Granulated sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Water 3 Tablespoon
  Cornstarch 2 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 2 Teaspoon

Heat oven to 350°F.
Lightly spray 11 X 7-inch baking dish with vegetable oil cooking spray or oil lightly.
Combine oats, oat bran, flour, brown sugar, baking powder and salt.
Add margarine and corn syrup, mixing until mixture resembles coarse crumbs; reserve 1 cup.
Press remaining mixture onto bottom of prepared dish.
Bake 10 minutes.
Combine blueberries, granulated sugar and 2 tablespoons water.
Bring to a boil; simmer 2 minutes, uncovered, stirring occasionally.
Combine remaining 1 tablespoon water, cornstarch and lemon juice; mix well.
Gradually stir into blueberry mixture; cook and stir about 30 seconds or until thickened and clear.
Spread over partially baked base to within 1/4 inch of edge; sprinkle with reserved oat mixture.
Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until topping is lightly browned.
Cool on wire rack; cut into bars.
Store loosely covered.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
65 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3892 Calories from Fat 946

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 109 g167.7%

Saturated Fat 18.2 g91.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 792.8 mg33%

Total Carbohydrates 725 g241.7%

Dietary Fiber 69.5 g277.8%

Sugars 288.2 g

Protein 77 g153.4%

Vitamin A 5.2% Vitamin C 85.3%

Calcium 55.5% Iron 92%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Blueberry Bran Bars Recipe