These are great! I had to leave out the nuts as there are nut allergies at my daughter's school. I did add about 3/4 cup of mini chocolate chips instead which did taste great, but made these a little less healthy than the recipe as posted. Thanks for posting!
I'd give this 10 stars if I could! I made one sub, my family hates raisins, so I omitted those and added 1/2 C of mini chocolate chips. These are beyond fabulous, and if I can stay out of them, will go to a baby shower tomorrow afternoon. Thanks evelyn, for such a tasy easy treat!
These are baking as I type, but I had to rate now since the batter (dough?) was so good. I omitted the walnuts and increased the oatmeal by 1/2 cup, and the coconut and raisins by 1/4 cup each. I'll be taking these to a church activity later today if they make it that far, and will probably make more this week for my daughter to take to school during testing. Just wanted to add that I just got back from the activity, and I had several requests for the recipe!!!
These bars are amazing!!! I cut everything called in this recipe in half and put only 1/2 cup brown sugar. The dough perfectly fit in my 9x9 baking dish and yielded 18 great bars! In terms of baking time and temperature, I tried at 325F for 25 minutes. They turned out awesome! Thanks for posting!
Very good! I baked at 325 for 25 mins and it was not getting done so I moved it up to 350 for 10 mins and they are perfect. Next time I will just start it at 350.
These are delicious! I followed J-Lynn's suggestion and added ground flaxseed (to amp up the fiber and cut the fat) & they had a wonderful nutty sweet taste. My healthy food hating kids begged me to make more! That says it all.
The first time I made these i used cold margarine - and they didn't spread very easily so I dropped them into cookies. The second time I used room temp. margarine and they spread out like really thin cookies, so I made them into the bars and they spread easier this time. To be honest, I liked them better as cookies, so I'll just not use room temp margarine and make them into cookies. They are delicious though I love the amount of vanilla used and I also used white chocoalte chunks in place of raisins.
Great after school treat. I substituted 1 cube of butter with a banana and added sunflower seeds, flax seeds and chocolate chips. Very good.
These were great, I took them to work and they were devoured. I had trouble getting them to cook through but managed after another 20 minutes in the oven. Maybe because I made a giant bar then aimed to cut it apart after cooking, as opposed to lumping in bar shapes to cook.