17 Reviews

Loved these...and got lots of requests for the recipe!

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Denver Chef September 08, 2009

These were lovely! I used fresh mandarins...I wasn't sure whether it would work but it came out well. It makes nice moist, fruity bars. Thanks!

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Ginger Rose January 02, 2009

Very good! We aren't always fans of fruit in our sweets, but this is one of the better fruit desserts. Few changes I made: I didn't bake the base quite as long as called for- I didn't want it to be too hard at the end. I left out the banana and subbed craisins for raisins. I DICED the apples, then mixed the fruit mixture in my electric mixer so that everything would be sort of smashed up. That made a LOT of juice, so I decided to drain almost all the juice off before putting in pan. My bars were still quite moist, but I had no problem getting them out of the pan neatly. (I also sprayed the pan). Good recipe; I especially like the nutrition facts.

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J-Lynn January 13, 2008

These were really good. A great snack or quick grab and go breakfast. Very easy too, thanks! Made for ZWT3.

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Midwest Maven June 29, 2007

Really good!! I actually had a can of mandarin oranges on hand that the MIL had given her sonny when she was cleaning out her cabinets...she gives her unwanted can goods to him and he brings them home to me to deal with BUT that's another story... ANY-way... I was inspired to make these wonderful fruit and cereal bars because of that can...all the other items I always have around. Now I will be going out and buying my own canned oranges because these bars are delightful. A wonderful mixture of textures...almost pie like with the oat crustiness and the gooey fruit filling. Mine came out a bit messy but still passable as a finger food. The only thing I did differently was to mix whole wheat and all-purpose flour together to get 1 and 3/4 cup total and then because my mixture seem a bit on the dry side I added a teaspoon or so of juice to it so I could press it a bit better...OH, I also used a smaller, deeper dish...like 8x12 ?? or something (sorry I did not measure, and it is packed away right now) - I'm into granola type bars and these are a really good, filling little quick "break-ey" or treat...we loved them!!! I have one question - where are the other 249 bar and brownie recipes you teased us about!!?? Thank you NcMysteryshopper!! -

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free-free June 26, 2007

Deliiiiicious! My staff and colleagues are going to love me when I take these to work tomorrow. I had one piece for dessert this evening. Just sweet enough for dessert--not too sweet for a morning snack. I am sure I will make this again and again. I used 1/4 C raisens and 1/4 C dried cherries. Thanks for posting it!

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BarbryT June 20, 2007

Definitely a dessert! Well, but it's a great breakfast, too! This recipe makes up one of the tastiest bars I've ever made, & believe me, I've made a lot of different ones over the years! I used dark raisins this time around, & now want to try the golden ones for a slightly different taste! Thanks for posting ~ It's wonderful!

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Sydney Mike April 29, 2007

These are my daughters favorite fruit bar, they are packed full of flavor, she makes these often for her breakfast. Easy to make and good for you! Thanks

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Calee April 07, 2007

I really liked the taste of this although I think I would use a smaller pan next time to get a thicker bar! Like one other comment, a little hard to cut into bars but maybe a different pan might make the difference.

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Wheateye April 04, 2007

This recipe was very good and easy - the crust was a bit thin but still very good. The only reason that I will not be making this recipe again is that I at the whole pan by myself in a matter of 3 days! Certainly not good for my diet even if they are full of oats!

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Krista Smith February 16, 2007
Fresh Fruit Fiesta Bars