Desserts - Easy Fruit bars

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07-28-2006, 03:59 PM
Serves 8 (2 bars per person) @ 2 points per serving


3/4 C Quick Oats
1 C Bisquick reduced fat baking mix
1/2 C granular Splenda
1/4 C reduced calorie margarine
1/4 C fat free milk
1/4 C chopped walnuts
1/4 C mini chocolate chips
1/2 C spreadable fruit spread (any flavor)


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray an 8X8 baking dish with butter flavored cooking spray.

In a lg. bowl combine oats, baking mix & Splenda. Add margarine.

Using a pastry blender or two forks, mix gently until mixture is crumbly. Reserve 1/2 C crumb mixture. Stir milk into remaining mixture.

Fold in Walnuts & Chocolate Chips. Using a plastic zip lock bag, pat mixture into prepared baking dish. Carefully spread fruit spread over crust.

Evenly sprinkle reserved crumb mixture over fruit spread. Lightly spray top with butter flavored cooking spray.

Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, or until golden brown. Place baking dish on a wire rack & let set for 10 minutes. Cut into bars.