High Energy Prune Bars

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Oct. 12, 2011

Ingredients

Margarine 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) , softened
Firmly packed brown sugar 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
Eggs 2
All purpose flour
Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
Salt 1/4 Teaspoon
Ground allspice 1 1/2 Teaspoon
Ground cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
Plain low fat yogurt
Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
Prunes 12 , pitted, cooked and chopped
Vegetable cooking spray 1
Powdered sugar 1 Tablespoon , sifted

Directions

GETTING READY

1) Preheat oven to temperature of 350 degrees.

MAKING

2) In a medium bowl, cream the margarine and add the brown sugar gradually. Beat well till the mixture is light and fluffy.

3) Add the vanilla and stir well.

4) Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.

5) Combine together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, allspice and cinnamon. Mix well.

6) Add the dry mixture to the creamed mixture, alternately with the yogurt. Mix well till just blended.

7) Combine together the prunes and lemon juice. Fold into the batter.

8) Into a 10x9x2-inch baking pan coated with cooking spray, spread the mixture.

9) Bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes, till a wooden pick inserted in the center emerges clean.

10) Take the preparation out of the oven, cool completely on a wire rack, sprinkle with powdered sugar and cut into bars.

SERVING

11) Arrange the bars on a serving plate and serve at room temperature or slightly chilled.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Very Easy
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 2184Calories from Fat 534

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 60 g92.3%

Saturated Fat 12 g60%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 2527 mg105.29%

Total Carbohydrates 369 g123%

Dietary Fiber 14 g56%

Sugars 152 g

Protein 46 g92%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet