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Cottage Cheese Bars

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Ingredients
  Low fat cottage cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Low fat milk 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cornstarch 1 Teaspoon
  Granulated fructose 1 Teaspoon
  Granulated sugar replacement 1 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cloves 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground ginger 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Margarine 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Granulated fructose 2 Teaspoon
  Granulated sugar replacement 2 Teaspoon
  Egg white 1
  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Quick-cooking oatmeal 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Directions

Filling: Combine cottage cheese, milk, cornstarch, fructose, sugar replacement, and spices 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 white.
Add flour and baking powder.
Beat well.
Blend in 1% 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 cottage cheese 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
Ingredient: 
Cheese

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