Cancer Treatment Center's Cranberry Oat Bars

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by Melissa Jones

wfaa.com

Posted on December 18, 2012 at 10:36 AM

 

Cranberry Oat Bars
   8x8 pan Servings: 16
Cranberry Jam:
1 lb. bag frozen Cranberries
1 large tomato peeled, seeded and chopped
1 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
1/2 cup sugar in the raw
2 tbsp. cornstarch
4 oz. bag of fresh spinach julienned
 
In a medium pot combine the cranberries and lemon juice and cook until fruit is tender about 10 minutes. In a small bowl whisk together the sugar and cornstarch, stir into fruit mixture and cook until mix comes to a boil. Cook until thick. Fold in julienned spinach.  Cool completely before using in bar recipe.
 
Crumble and crust:
½ cup all purpose flour
1 cups whole wheat flour
1 1/2 cups of kettle hearty oats
¼ cup flax seed meal
2 cups shredded zucchini, seeds and center stalk removed
1 cups brown sugar
3/4 cups butter, softened
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. vanilla
 
Directions:
In a mixing bowl combine all of the above ingredients until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Set aside 1/3 of the mix. Pour remaining crumbs into a lined and oiled baking pan pressing firmly into the bottom. Pour and spread filling over entire crust. Sprinkle with reserved crumb. Bake at 350 degrees until golden brown (approx. 30-35 minutes).
 
 

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