Bars of Iron

Bars of Iron

1 C. dark raisins

1/2 C. golden raisins

1/3 C. butter or margarine

1/2 C. sugar

1 egg

1/2 C. golden (or dark) molasses

1 1/4 C. whole-wheat flour

1/2 C. nonfat dry milk

1/4 C. toasted wheat germ

1 1/2 t. baking powder

1/2 t. baking soda

1/2 t. salt

1/2 t. ground ginger

1/2 C. liquid milk

1 C. quick cooking oats

1 C. sliced almonds (optional)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Chop raisins (using a food processor if possible).

Cream butter, sugar, egg and molasses. Combine flour, dry milk, wheat germ, baking powder, baking soda, salt and ginger in separate bowl. Blend into creamed mixture with liquid milk. Stir in oats, raisins and half the almonds (if desired). Pour into greased 13-by-9-by-2-inch pan and spread evenly. Sprinkle with remaining almonds (if desired). Bake about 30 minutes. Cool in pan and cut into 1-by-4-inch bars.

Serves 28

Nutrition data, per bar: Calories 137 (31 percent from fat); fat 4.7 g (sat 1.8 g, mono 1.9 g, poly .7 g); protein 3 g; carbohydrates 22 g; fiber 1.82 g; cholesterol 15 mg; sodium 131 mg; calcium 113 mg.


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