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Prune Bars

Ingredients
  Prunes 1 Cup (16 tbs), pitted
  Whole wheat pastry flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Apple juice 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Honey 1 Tablespoon
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Egg 1
  Chopped pecans 2 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 350°F.
2) In a 8 x 8-inch pan, spray with a vegetable spray.

SERVING
3) In a food processor, chop the prunes with 1 tablespoon flour.
4) In a small saucepan, combine the prunes with apple juice and butter.
5) Bring to a boil, stir constantly, until the butter is melted, then stir in the honey.
6) In a large bowl, pour the mixture and allow to slightly cool.
7) In a medium bowl, sift the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and nutmeg together.
8) Then stir into the prune mixture.
9) Beat the egg, stir into the batter then fold in nuts, if desired.
10) In the prepared pan, turn the mixture and bake on middle shelf of the preheated oven for 25 to 30 minutes.
11) Allow to cool in the pan and slice into 16 pieces.

SERVING
12) Serve the Prune Bars on a serving platter.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Interest: 
Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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