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Almond and Apricot Oatmeal Breakfast Bars

These baked bars are a great addition to a grab‑and‑go breakfast ­‑ or nutritious snack, anytime of day.

Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) Tropicana Pure Premium® Orange Juice , warmed
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) each chopped dried apricots and dried cranberries
  • 2/3 cup (150 mL) butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/4 cups (300 mL) all‑purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) Large Flake Quaker® Oats
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) each baking powder and baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt
  • 1 cup (250 mL) chopped natural almonds
How to make it

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). Line 13‑ x 9‑inch (3.5 L) baking pan with parchment paper or grease well. Soak apricots and cranberries in warm orange juice for about 10 minutes or until softened. Strain and reserve juice.
  2. Meanwhile, beat together butter, brown sugar, reserved orange juice and egg. Stir together flour, oats, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Stir in apricots, cranberries and almonds; stir into butter mixture..
  3. Spread evenly in prepared pan. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until firm; let cool in pan for 1 hour. Cut into bars; let cool completely.
  4. Tip: Replace almonds with walnuts if desired.
  5. Tip: Store in airtight container for up to 3 days.

Nutrition
Serving Size: 63 g
Amount per serving% Daily Value
Calories 250
Calories from Fat110
Total Fat 12 g18 %
Saturated Fat5 g25 %
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol 30 mg10 %
Sodium 160 mg7 %
Total Carbohydrate 30 mg10 %
Dietary Fiber2 g8 %
Sugars 15 g
Protein 5 g
Vitamin A 6 %
Vitamin C 4 %
Calcium 6 %
Iron 8 %