Recipe by Peyton&KaylansMama
I took this out of my latest Easy Home Cooking magazine. It's a Quaker oatmeal recipe. I have been looking for an easy breakfast for my two little ones and this looks like a winner. I think any low fat yogurt would do nicely depending on the fruit you choose. Can't wait to try it!
Top Review by Myntjulep
Great recipe! The Breakfast on the Go bars have become quite expensive. This is a wonderful substitute! I subbed 1 cup brown sugar and 1 whole egg, otherwise stuck to the recipe. I have also soaked 1 cup of the oatmeal in 1 cup water to make a softer texture, but DH prefers the more dense texture - I think because he can taste the oatmeal more in the softer one!!! When I had no yogurt on hand, I made instant pudding (small box) with 1 cup water (banana cream was all I had) and it worked fine. The only other change I made was to cut into 16 bars instead of 24.
- 3⁄4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
- 1⁄2 cup granulated sugar
- 1 (8 ounce) container low-fat vanilla yogurt (or plain)
- 2 egg whites, lightly beaten
- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
- 2 tablespoons nonfat milk
- 2 teaspoons vanilla
- 1 1⁄2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1⁄2 teaspoon salt (optional)
- 3 cups oats (quick or old fashioned)
- 1 cup diced dried mixed fruit (or raisins or dried cranberries)
Directions See How It's Made
- Heat oven to 350°F
- In large bowl combine sugars, yogurt,egg whites, oil, milk and vanilla; mix well.
- In medium bowl combine flour baking soda, cinnamon and salt; mix well.
- Add dry ingredients to wet mix; mix well.
- Stir in oats and dried fruit.
- Spread dough onto bottom of ungreased 13x9 baking pan.
- Bake 28-32 minutes or until golden brown.
- Cool completely on wire rack.
- Cut into bars.
- Store tightly covered.