Low Fat Chewy Fruit and Oatmeal Bars

¾ cup firmly packed brown sugar

½ cup granulated sugar

One 8 oz container vanilla or

plain low-fat yogurt

2 egg whites, lightly beaten

2 Tbsp vegetable oil

2 Tbsp fat-free milk

2 tsp vanilla

1 ½ cup all-purpose flour

1 tsp baking soda

1 tsp ground cinnamon

½ tsp salt (optional)

3 cups quick or old-fashioned uncooked oats

1 cup diced dried fruit/raisins, cranberries

½ cup chopped almonds (optional)

Heat oven to 350 F . In a large bowl, combine sugars, egg whites, oil, milk, and vanilla; mix well. In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt; mix well. Add to yogurt mixture; mix well. Stir in oats and fruit.

Spread dough onto bottom on UN greased 13 X 9 baking pan.

Bake 30 min until golden brown. Cut into bars. Store in tightly covered tine.

This is a “low fat” version of Bami’s Oatmeal Cookies. They disappear pretty quickly here at 544 Washington Street.

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