Reduced-Fat Pecan-Oat Bars

Recipe by Stephanie Z.
READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 16
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat oven 350F lightly grease bottom and sides of 13X9 pan.
  • In large bowl, mix granulated sugar, butter, applesauce, and vanilla. Stir in flour; mix well.
  • Press dough in bottom and 1/2” up sides of pan.
  • Bake 15-17 minutes or until edges are light brown.
  • For filling: In a small bowl, sprinkle powdered milk over egg whites, then beat them with fork until smooth. Add food color, and beat until blended.
  • Beat brown sugar, corn syrup, vanilla, the salt, egg and egg white mixture with a spoon.
  • Stir in pecans and oats.
  • Pour over crust.
  • Bake 25-30 minutes or until set.
  • Loosen edges from sides of pan while warm; cool completely.
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