fruit oat bars
  • (1 Tbsp.) butter
  • (1 Tbsp.) light brown sugar
  • (1 cup) rolled oats
  • (1/4 tsp.) cinnamon
  • (1/2 cup) whole-wheat flour
  • (1/2 cup) unsweetened apple juice
  • (1/2 tsp.) vanilla extract
  • (1/2 cup) warm water
  • (1) ripe banana
  • (1/4 cup) dried currants



Fruit and Oat Bars

Chewy baked oat bars with dried currants and flavors of apple and banana.

Preparation Time

About 15 minutes

Cook Time

About 1 hour


  1. 1Heat oven to 350°F. Spray an 8×8 in. baking pan with cooking spray.
  2. 2In a small bowl, stir together apple juice, vanilla and water; set aside.
  3. 3Use an electric mixer to cream together butter and sugar until smooth. Add oats, cinnamon and flour, mix
    until combined.
  4. 4Add apple juice mixture, banana and currants, stir to combine. Spread into an even layer in greased pan.
  5. 5Bake about 1 hour, or until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack, then cut into 12 bars. Enjoy!

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 bar

Amount Per Serving:

  • Calories 78
  • Total Fat 1 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 15 g
  • Protein 2 g
  • Cholesterol — mg
  • Sodium 1 mg
  • Fiber 2 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Snack

Recipe Subcategory: Cookies and Brownies

Recipe Ethnicity: N/A

Dietetic Info:

  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: No

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Dairy

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.