Vegan Fruit-Butter Bars

READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 4
YIELD: 12 bars
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Lightly oil or spray sides and bottom of a glass baking pan, 8 inches square and 2 inches deep.
  • To make the crust, place the flour, oats, sugar, baking soda and salt in a large mixing bowl and stir them together until well combined.
  • In a small mixing bowl, stir together the maple syrup and oil. Pour into the flour-oat mixture and mix thoroughly until everything is evenly moistened. The mixture will be crumbly.
  • Press half of this mixtur evenly into prepared baking pan, packing it down very firmly.
  • Carefully spread the fruit butter evenly over the base. Sprinkle the rest of the flour-oat mixture evently over the fruit butter and pat down lightly.
  • Beke for 20 to 25 minutes, or until lightly brown. Cool on a wire rack and slice into bars or squares.
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