I think my last several posts for Saturday Stirrings have been oatmeal related. I guess I'm thinking about extra fiber lately! This is an adaptation of your standard oatmeal raisin cookie.
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Oatmeal Applesauce Bars
2/3 cup granulated sugar
2/3 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup stick butter or margarine
2/3 cup unsweetened applesauce
1 tsp baking soda
1 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1 1/2 tsp vanilla
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
2 large eggs
3 cups quick cooking or old fashioned oats
1 cup all purpose flour
1 cup raisins, chopped nuts, or semisweet chocolate chip, if desired
1. Heat oven to 375 degrees.
2. Mix all ingredients except oats, flour, and raisins in a large bowl. Stir in oats, flour, and raisins.
3. Spread dough into 9x9 ungreased squared pan. Bake about 25 minutes or until light brown. Cool in pan on wire rack. Cut into 2 inch squares. Makes about 16 squares.