Apple Oatmeal Bar Cookies

Apple Oatmeal Bar Cookies

Apple oatmeal bar cookies are a healthier, kid-friendly cookie recipe. They are made with whole wheat flour and lots of applesauce to help keep them moist. The best part is they can be frozen so you can make up a batch at the beginning of the week and have fresh baked cookies on hand for when your kids come home from school!
Moms always want to give their children nutritious snacks that will not only fill them up but also satisfy their sweet tooth. Apple Oatmeal Bar Cookies fit this bill perfectly because they’re packed with wholesome ingredients like oats, applesauce, butter, brown sugar, eggs (for protein) and cinnamon (a natural anti-inflammatory). And since they contain no refined sugars or flours
prep: 15 mins cook: 35 mins total: 50 mins Servings: 36 Yield: 36 servings

Ingredients:

1 cup all-purpose flour

1 cup packed brown sugar

½ cup butter, softened

1 cup chopped walnuts

2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

2 ½ cups uncooked rolled oats

¼ cup applesauce

Instructions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a 9×13 inch baking pan.

In a large bowl, cream together the butter and brown sugar until smooth. Beat in the oats, flour, cinnamon, and vanilla. Fold in the applesauce and walnuts. Transfer the mixture to the prepared pan.

Bake 35 minutes in the preheated oven, until golden brown. Cool in pan, and cut into squares.

Nutrition Facts:

Per Serving: 103 calories; protein 1.6g; carbohydrates 13.2g; fat 5.1g; cholesterol 6.8mg; sodium 20.4mg.

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