Thursday, July 8, 2010

Oatmeal Bars

Old-Fashioned Oatmeal Bars
adapted from The Whole Foods Allergy Cookbook

1 cup coconut oil (refined if you don't like the coconut flavor)
1/4 cup molasses
3/4 - 1 cup maple syrup (or mix with honey)
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 cups wheat or spelt flour
1/2 cup arrowroot powder (or can sub more wheat/spelt)
1/2 tsp sea salt
2 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp aluminum-free baking powder
2 cups oats
1 cup raisins or chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 350. Beat coconut oil with molasses and maple syrup in a large mixing bowl. Add vanilla. Combine flours, salt, cinnamon, baking soda, and baking powder. Add to mixing bowl. Add oats, stir, and then add raisins or chips and stir.

Spread onto greased jelly roll pan. Bake for about 14 minutes. Do not overbake.

We have been known to eat these for breakfast too. :)

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