Raisin Cranberry Granola Bars
|All purpose flour||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Chilled butter||2 Tablespoon, cut into small pieces|
|Packed light brown sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Uncooked regular oats||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Chopped dates||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Raisins||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Dried cranberries||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Grated orange rind||2 Teaspoon|
|Ground cinnamon||1 Teaspoon|
|Egg whites||2 Large, lightly beaten|
|Applesauce||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Vanilla extract||1 Teaspoon|
1. Preheat oven to 350°.
2. Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife.
3. Cut butter into brown sugar with a pastry blender until crumbly. Stir in flour, oats, and next 5 ingredients.
4. Combine egg whites, applesauce, and vanilla; stir well. Add to oat mixture; stir well.
5. Press mixture into a 9-inch square baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 15 to 18 minutes. Cool completely on a wire rack. Cut into squares.